The Night Dragon : The Night Dragon
Publication Date: 4 March 2019
A beautiful picture book about individuality and friendship.
I wish I could fly, and breathe fire, and fill the sky with great grey, sooty clouds,' Maud said to her friend, Mouse.
Maud is picked on by the other dragons, so stays cooped up in her cave, sad and lonely. But when the chance comes, will her friend Mouse help her pluck up the courage to fly?
A touching and beautiful picture book about individuality and friendship from Naomi Howarth, whose first book The Crows Tale was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize.
About the Author
Naomi Howarth was born and brought up in Edinburgh, Scotland, and studied Costume for Performance at the London College of Fashion, where she graduated with a First in 2010. She worked in the film industry for eighteen months before deciding to pursue a career in illustration. Over the past year she has been mentored by Catherine Rayner as part of Booktrust Scotlands Picture Hooks scheme.
Naomi's illustrations combine lithography with watercolour, and she has a strong interest in myth, legend and folklore. The Crows Tale, her first published book, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize. Her second picture book, Tug of War, was published by Frances Lincoln Childrens Books in August 2017.
Naomi lives in west London.