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By: Dewi Tudur

Dewey and the Dragonfly

Pages: 40 Ratings: 5.0
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Set in 1960s Italy, on the dusty lanes between the cypresses of Tuscany, a friendship is growing between a young boy and a dragonfly.

The dragonfly has had a bad name over the centuries and Dewey is longing for a friend.

As the cypresses cast their long golden shadows the dragonfly knew that Dewey was sound asleep.

Dewi was born in Wales in 1957.
He has been a professional artist for over 30 years with collections worldwide. 

The author is an artist in residence at Villa Pitiana.

He has been living in the hills of Reggello, Firenze since 2010.

Customer Reviews
3 reviews
3 reviews
  • Teresa Jones

    This is a story about a sad little boy who finds friendship with a dragonfly. It is set in Italy in the 1960s.
    It is an easy read. The images by the accomplished artist and now author Dewi Tudur are both enthralling and magical. Highly recommended, a must for both children and adults alike.

  • Geraint P Rowlands

    Artistic book that will inspire time and time again.

    I recently pre-ordered a hard copy version of this book. Congratulations to both Dewi Tudur and the publishers involved. What an amazing finish and the art work by Dewi Tudur is absolutely stunning complementing the story so subtle and elegant. This book is a real treasure that I'll cherish and be inspired by time and time again. The finished product is just so stylish and of such high standard publishing.
    Diolch yn fawr / thank you.

  • Aneurin Phillips

    A fusion of art and imagination.
    What a pleasure it is to open this beautiful book. Inspired by his surroundings near Firenze, Italy the author has created a book that appeals to both young children and older adults. Dewey and the Dragonfly is a story about the relationship and friendship that develops between a young boy and a dragonfly. The story is very simple with large type fonts making it an easy read for young children. Interwoven into the story are stunningly beautiful illustrations each one worthy of being framed and mounted on a wall. The author and artist Dewi Tudur has a very special style and his works of art are much in demand. He often exhibits at Oriel Ffin y Parc Art Gallery in Llanwrst, North Whales. This book is highly recommended.

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