To prove to his father that he is a real dragon, young Strike is sent to the local village to cause some mischief and start a fire. But Strike has only ever breathed fire to roast a tasty caterpillar. How will be burn down a whole house? Or a school? Or even an old wooden shack? Has Strike got what it takes to make his father proud? A funny and moving story about the bonds between fathers and children, with a positive, peaceful message - and all the magic and mayhem you'd hope for in a tale about dragons.
Alexandre Lacroix is the editor of Philosophiesmagazine in Paris, where he lives. He has written several novels for adults, butDragons, Father and Sonis his first book for children.Ronan Badel was born in Brittany, where he now lives, after time spent in Paris where he worked as a secondary school art teacher, while writing and illustrating childrens books.