Oct 20, 2016

The Adventures of Egg Box Dragon

Richard Adams is delighted to announce the signing of a contract with Hodder Children’s Books for the publication of his new picture book story ‘The Adventures of Egg Box Dragon’.

An eggbox dragon

“The Egg-box Dragon was my children’s creation, really,” Adams recalls about a craft project dreamt up by one of his daughter’s primary school teachers in the late 1960s. “It was someone’s idea to make a dragon. The whole class used to amuse themselves by thinking up more and more ideas about Egg-box Dragon; how his tail was made; how his ears were made; what sort of stories he liked, and so on. I took it up and developed it, writing further stories about him.” - The independent