The First Shadowdragon

The First Shadowdragon

Summary

All legends start somewhere . . .

After defeating the evil Grendilock and saving Cadno, the last firefox, Charlie Challinor is looking forward to a well-earned rest. But when a familiar face appears from the realm of Fargone, Charlie's family is once again swept up into adventure.

Along with Lippy, Roo and new magical friend Blodyn, Charlie must travel to Fargone to face the dreaded Draig, the shadowy monster that is slowly draining the life from the land - and uncover the lost secret that links Draig's history to Charlie's own . . .

The magical sequel to The Last Firefox, one of the most exciting children's debuts of 2022.

About the authors

Lee Newbery

Lee Newbery lives with his husband, son and dog in a seaside town in West Wales. By day, he helps vulnerable people look for jobs and gain new skills, and by night he sits down at his laptop to write.

His first book, The Last Firefox, was Waterstones Children's Book of the Month and shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2023.

Lee enjoys adventuring, drinking ridiculous amounts of tea, and giving his dog a good cuddle - or a cwtch, as they say in Wales.
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Laura Catalán (Illustrator)

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