Established in 1995, the awards are presented by the English Association to the best children’s picture books of the year. Awards are given to Fiction and Non-Fiction in age ranges 4-7 years and 7-11 years. The winning books are chosen by the editorial board of English 4-11, the journal for primary teachers published by the English Association and the United Kingdom Literacy Association, from a shortlist selected by a panel of teachers and Primary specialists.
Find out the fascinating stories of ten real-life dragons, the myths and legends surrounding them, their discoveries and how they survive today. For centuries, dragons have captured our imaginations, guarding troves of treasure and breathing out fire. They appear in many myths and legends from around the world, some soaring through the air on scaly wings; some lurking in caves underground and some diving the depths of the seas and oceans. While there is, sadly, no such thing as a fire-breathing dragon, there are still dragons alive today in the animal kingdom. One of them can even fly. This book brings together the stories of ten real-life dragons, with fascinating facts mixed with some folklore. There are also tales of how these extraordinary creatures were discovered and about their adaptations for surviving in the wild. Are you ready for the wildlife safari of a lifetime? This high-interest approach to the natural world shows the diversity of nature, evolution and adaptation and can be used to support the science curriculum study of living things at key stage two. Full-colour photographs combined with illustrations make this a beautiful and fascinating introduction to real-life dragons around the world.
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The English Association is a membership association and learned society for individuals and organisations passionate about the English language and its literatures. Our membership includes teachers, lecturers, students, authors, and readers, and is made up of people and institutions from around the world. Through our publications, events, networks and resources, we support the teaching, learning, and enjoyment of English at all levels of education, from early years to further and higher education and beyond.