Author(s): Paul Stewart; Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
It should have been an easy job for Free Lance; protect the wealthy merchant and his jewels on a journey home, nothing out of the ordinary. But Free Lance ends up with a lot more than he bargained for when the villagers cry dragon. Can he save the beautiful damsel in distress and live to fight another day?
Reading 8, Interest Age 8-12
Paul Stewart has written everything from picture books to travel writing, fantasy to horror. Paullived and worked in Germany and Sri Lanka teaching English before becoming a full-time writer.Chris Riddell is an award-winning author, illustrator and political cartoonist for the Observer. He was appointed the UK Children's Laureate in 2015. Alongside his collaborative work with Paul, Neil Gaiman and others, Chris also writes and illustrates the Ottoline and Goth Girl series.