When Max leaves his room in a mess, his aunt flies off in a rage ...and on a broomstick! Max is left on his own, except for a dragon's egg about to hatch. Warm, magical and funny Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.
Hilary McKay's first book about the Casson family, Saffy's Angel, was met with wide critical acclaim and won the 2002 Whitbread Prize. She has also written SWOPI for Barrington Stoke. She lives near Matlock, Derbyshire.