This special paperback edition commemorates the 25th Anniversary of the Caldecott Award-winning picture book. Author Margaret Hodges retells an exciting segment from Spenser’s The Faerie Queene, in which the Red Cross Knight slays a dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years, bringing peace and joy back to the land. This copy features a fresh new cover design – with artwork that highlights the dragon adventure within – and distinctive embossed gold Caldecott Award.
N.B.: This story is loosely based on the story of St. George, but is retold as a fairy tale based on an Elizabethan epic poem, written by a Protestant. The book is loved by many Catholic children and features beautiful illustrations, but is not a ‘saint story’ per se.
32 pages, illustrated.