The Boy Who Dreamed Dragons

The Boy Who Dreamed Dragons


Albie dreams dragons... Some jewel-bright and fierce, some softly-scaled and whispery,
but whichever kind they are, they stay with him throughout the night and the next day too.

But the only trouble is that no one else can see Albie's dragons.

Or can they?

A very special picture book debut celebrating the imagination, with an emotional and reassuring message.

The Boy Who Dreamed Dragons, by award-winning Welsh writing talent, Caryl Lewis and illustrator Carmen Saldana, is perfect for any child who has felt different, whose imagination is big, and whose inner life is rich. With a stunning denouement celebrating connection, this is a book that will live on in the hearts and minds of its readers.


  • Engaging, witty, reassuring and gorgeously illustrated with a lovely final twist
    Daily Mail Children's Books of the Year

About the authors

Caryl Lewis

Caryl Lewis is an award-winning Welsh-language writer across adults', young adults' and children's books, winning Wales Book of the Year twice, has also written extensively for cinema and television, notably adapting for film her own novel which won six Welsh Baftas and the Spirit of the Festival Award at the 2010 Celtic Media Festival. Her TV credits include the Welsh scripts for the internationally successful bilingual crime series set in Wales Y Gwyll / Hinterland, broadcast in over twenty countries. She is currently making her English-language debut.
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Carmen Saldana (Illustrator)

Carmen Saldana lives in Gijon, a little rainy city in the north of Spain. She loves furry animals, birds, bugs, leaves and everything related with nature, her main source of inspiration for her illustrations.
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