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Kit can't STAND reading! She'd much rather be outside, playing games and getting muddy. But when she's dragged along to the library one day by her two best friends, she makes an incredible discovery - and soon it's up to Kit and her pals to save the library . . . and the world!

Dragons and libraries: what a fabulous combination! This book is clever, magical, funny and so much fun.” – Stephanie Burgis, author of The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart.

I absolutely loved it. The characters, the lore and the story itself are so much fun. Brilliant take on the fantasy genre for children.” – Dapo Adeola, illustrator of Look Up!

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The Author

Louie Stowell

Louie Stowell – who is Editorial Director at Ladybird – is a dab hand at writing fiction and non-fiction books for children.  As well as having an in-depth knowledge of everything from computer coding to spaceships, she draws cartoons online (and in the occasional zine) and runs comics workshops at literary festivals and in schools. Louie grew up in London, obsessed with comics, playing at elves in caves in Kent, and running feral in the scrubland by the Thames. She now lives in Hackney with her wife and their dog, Buffy, who is small and fluffy and highly unlikely to slay vampires, unless they’re getting between her and some bacon.
Louie’s first novel THE DRAGON IN THE LIBRARY was published in June 2019. The second book in her ‘Dragon in the Library’ series – THE MONSTER IN THE LAKE – is out in September 2019. She has more books in the pipeline with Nosy Crow.  Watch this space for details and publication dates!

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