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Saint George and the Dragon

Saint George and the Dragon

By Margaret Hodges, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman

Genre: Picture Book

Curriculum subjects: Adventure: Knights/Dragons, Folk/Fairy Tales: Heroes/Heroines

Grade: P-1

1985 Caldecott Medalist


Retells the segment from Spenser’s The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight, slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land.




★ “[The illustrations] glitter with color and mesmerizing details.” — Publisher’s Weekly