Nick Garlick is a translator and copywriter, and although he has had a science fiction story published, Aunt Severe and the Dragons is his first children's book. He moved to the Netherlands in 1990.
Nick Maland trained in English and drama, but rapidly changed to set design, and then to illustration for the Guardian, the Observer and the Independent before deciding to do book illustration. His first book was shortlisted for the Mother Goose Award for Best Newcomer. He is married, has two children and lives in London.
Aunt Severe and the Dragons
(Paperback) - 2010
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SynopsisWhen Daniel's explorer parents vanish, he is forced to live with his strict and rather strange Aunt Severe. And his problems only increase when Daniel finds four lost dragons hiding in her garden. But before he can help, three of them are captured by evil Gotcha Grabber and thrown into a zoo. And so, with the help of Dud - the shy and clumsy fourth dragon - Daniel sets out to rescue them.
- Published: 2010
- ISBN: 9781849390552
- Age Range: 7+ years