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David Thistlethwaite

David Thistlethwaite grew up in London, and was often taken to The National Gallery, where a picture of St George and the Dragon was a favourite. At Cambridge he studied art history, and learnt much about such pictures, but nothing on the family life of dragons. The mystery was solved when his daughter, and later his granddaughter, demanded stories, and seemed to know one family in the dragon world very well.
David’s work life has been varied. The most enjoyable parts have been researching art theory, writing a book on art (1998), attending art school, painting portraits and landscape, and writing these stories.

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Sammy the Dragon

One day Mr Gordon Collins, a professional list-maker from the government, explores the mountain that overlooks his home and discovers a whole family who are not yet on his list. The difference is that this family – father Sammy, mother Eleanor, daughter Rosie and son Daniel – are dragons, and fr...

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