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Here is the church and here is the steeple.
Here is the market and here are the people and . . . here are the flames rising higher and higher!


A tiny sneeze, a puff of smoke, a washing line, and a major disaster! From internationally acclaimed picture book creators Mem Fox and Roland Harvey comes the enchanting tale of a little dragon's small mistake that sets his whole wide
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 28th 2011 by Penguin Australia
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Dee-Ann
This book has lots of potential, great pictures, but they were a bit faded and too busy ... and my son found it 'boring' and he usually loves anything to do with dragons.
Nicola
This is a charming book, well written and illustrated. For most authors and illustrators this would be a great achievement. To be frank, I expected more from Mem Fox and Roland Harvey - something amazing, that would blow me away and become a new favourite. This isn't spectacular, but it is an excellent book to keep a new reader entertained: Mem Fox always knows just how to put memorable words together, and in between sounding out sentences there are Roland Harvey's fantastically detailed illustr ...more
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From the fabulous team of Mem Fox and Roland Harvey comes a delightful rhyming picture book that follows the "Here is the church and here is the steeple" rhyme that many of us remember from childhood. This book follows a charming little dragon and his one small mistake - one that sets his whole world on fire!
Lyn Battersby
Jan 11, 2012 rated it it was ok
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Mem Fox was born in Australia, grew up in Africa, studied drama in England, and returned to Adelaide, Australia in 1970, where she has lived with her husband, Malcolm, and daughter Chloë, happily ever after.

Mem Fox is Australia’s most highly regarded picture-book author. Her first book, Possum Magic, is the best selling children’s book ever in Australia, with sales of over three million. And in th
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