Zog and the Flying Doctors
by Donaldson, Julia, Scheffler, Axel | Reading age: from c 3 years
Published 07/09/2017 by Scholastic (Alison Green Books) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 32 pages
Everyone’s favourite dragon, Zog, returns in this magical
adventurous picture book from the number one bestselling author
and illustrator of The Gruffalo, Smeds and the Smoos and
‘Meet the Flying Doctors – a dragon, knight and girl.
names are Gadabout the Great, and Zog, and Princess Pearl.’
Princess Pearl, Sir Gadabout and their trusty ‘air ambulance’,
Zog the dragon fly around tending a sunburnt mermaid, a distressed
unicorn and a sneezy lion.
But should princesses really be doctors?
Pearl’s uncle, the King, doesn’t think so – until he himself falls
ill, and only Pearl knows how to cure him.
Shiny foil highlights on the cover makes this a special gift
A fabulous picture book about dragons, knights and princesses
from the UK’s number one picture book author and illustrator
The sequel to the much-loved Zog is also a stand-alone
Perfect read-aloud rhyming text and stunning pictures on every
page with lots of details to spot
Bravery, kindness, friendship and perseverance are at
the heart of this heartwarming story
Zog and the Flying Doctors has been adapted
into a popular animated film starring voices from Sir Lenny Henry
(Narrator), Hugh Skinner (Zog), Patsy Ferran (Princess
Pearl) and Rob Brydon (The King).
Tabby McTat will be on BBC One, December 2023
Look out for The Baddies, the wickedly funny latest
picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
‘Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are the Lennon and McCartney
of children’s publishing’ Sunday Times