Dragon Post by Emma Yarlet

Dragon Post by Emma Yarlett (Author, Illustrator)

Hardcover: 32 pages

Age Range: 5 – 9 years

Publisher: Walker Books

A fiery story about friendship and asking for help from award-winning author-illustrator Emma Yarlett.

One day Alex finds a dragon living in the cupboard under the stairs. Luckily he knows just what to do. He writes letters to lots of different people – including the fire brigade and the butcher– to ask how he should take care of his surprise visitor. Children will love opening the five envelopes and reading the hilarious letters to Alex and then following his magical adventure with his new fiery friend.


A warm, humorous and engaging novelty picture book * Picture Books Blogger * Irresistible * Book Lover Jo * “I’m excited to read to the kids tonight – it’s so cute!” * Hungermama * Dragon Post is original, funny and encouraging all at the same time. The book, thanks to the addition of the letters, has real character and it has quickly stood out as one of our favourites from the past couple of months. * Me, Him, the Dog, and a Baby * “I’m excited to read to the kids tonight – it’s so cute!” * Hungermama (15.5k Instagram followers) *

About the Author

Emma Yarlett graduated from University College Falmouth in 2011. She is the creator of Nibbles the Book Monster, Orion and the Dark and Sidney, Stella, and the Moon. She has also created animation artwork for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize. She is the winner of the English Association Picture Book Prize. Emma lives in Cornwall.