The Dragon with the Blazing Bottom
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Pub Date 2 Sep 2021 | Archive Date 3 Sep 2021
Simon and Schuster UK Children's, Simon & Schuster Children's UK
Sir Wayne’s dragon has lost his flame. Are his teeth TOO clean? Is his tongue TOO pink? Perhaps his diet is to blame. Not to worry – Sir Wayne has a meal plan of EPIC proportions, including a big lump of lava, one burning bush, some sparklers and fireworks – the ones that go ‘WHOOOOSH’. Oh, and one VERY mouldy old piece of cheese – almost as green as the snot from a sneeze . . . What could possibly go wrong?!
A hilarious and dynamic character-driven picture book, with a truly explosive ending! From the hugely exciting new picture book talent, Beach.
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Average rating from 17 members
First in a series about a dragon who has lost his flame. A book that you can read through in only a couple of minutes, yet it has a beginning, a middle and an end. Written in rhyme and very witty. Mentions of snot and farts will delight the young audience and there is enough clever verse to please an adult too. Sure to be popular and the colourful, zany illustrations round off a pretty much perfect package. Thanks to NetGalley and Simon And Schuster UK Children’s for providing me with an Advance Reader's Copy in exchange for an honest, unbiased review.
I read this to my daughters for their bedtime story tonight and it went down a treat! The simple story and awesome rhymes made it a breeze to read to two giggling girls. The illustrations were fun and vibrant. Definitely one that will make it to future bedtime reads! Its been likened to books of the Dinosaur that pooped series and I would say that's fair, it's got the same easy flow and giggle factor! Great read for any cheeky children 😊
This is an absolute winner. Younger readers and teachers of KS1 and early years are going to adore this book. A wonderful tale of a dragon who has lost his flame and worries about his image.He proceeds to get advice from a knight and is recommended a special menu with unexpected consequences. The illustrations by new a author called Beach are fantastic and the rhyming verses are excellent ..humorous and with a broad vocabulary for building up the word knowledge of under 7 year olds I will be highly recommending this to teachers and family over the coming months and can’t wait to see what the dragon does next … children are going to love this (and let’s see if an animated version will one day appear)
Oh how I wish my children were still little. This would have been a firm favourite for a bedtime read. Rhyming verse with lovely colourful pictures. Best of all it talks about farts. Always a hit with children. I shall be certainly buying copies of this book to give as Christmas presents. Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for the opportunity to see an ARC
I read this book with my very soon to be four-year-old daughter and she LOVED it. She was giggling away and we really had fun reading about the Dragon! The illustrations were great and they really brought the story to life too – it was well written and well-paced and perfect for her to follow the story – we had quite a few “oh no, dragon!!” comments too and it was lovely to see her so engaged in the story. As a mum and seeing how much she enjoyed it I am delighted that this is the first boo in a new series and we are eagerly awaiting the next one now! It is 5 stars from us – very highly recommended!!
Today was another exciting day, we sat down to read 'The Dragon With The Blazing Bottom' by Beach. Expected to be released in September 2021, it is the first instalment of a comical series following a dragon who has lost his flame. Bella was IMMEDIATELY drawn to this book through the title alone - it is almost a guarantee that if book has a funny, or rude title its inviting towards a child, and this was no exception! Here is what we thought... Bella: 100/10 Charlotte: 10/10 I have to admit, I had high hopes for this book from the first look and it did not disappoint! It is expertly written, Bella read this one to me herself and found it easy to follow (apart from when she lost herself in a fit of giggles) and found herself lost in the truly exceptional illustrations - we would spend a couple minutes on each page! I have no complaints for this book at all, it was funny, charming and full of character! I am looking forward to the rest of the series!
What a fantastic read in the first of what promises to be a super new series by Beach. Dragon is mid fight with Sir Wayne the Knight when he realises he cannot breathe fire. Hilariously the two stop fighting to discuss what the issues may be: teeth too clean or diet too poor... Sir Wayne reveals that he knows just the recipe to cure dragon. It backfires (no pun intended!) with humorous consequences. This is such an entertaining read, with catchy rhyming and great illustrations. My daughter and I laughed our way through it and cannot wait to discover future stories with dragon. #TheDragonwiththeBlazingBottom #Beach #Netgalley #Simon&Schuster