Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He’s also the most accident-prone. Luckily, a mysterious little girl always comes by and patches up his bumps and bruises. But will she be able to help him with his toughest test: capturing a princess?
Written and illustrated by Gruffalo’s duo Donaldson and Scheffler, the book shatters gender stereotypes: a young dragon who refuses to scare people and prefers to help them; a princess and a knight who would rather be doctors. However, the only female character is less subversive than it appears at first glance: the book reestablishes the girl as caring, mature, and ready to mediate in the concerns of males. Zog is a rhyming book with excellent illustrations.
Edited by: Centro MeTRa (Italy)