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The Dragon Defenders 1

The wild and wonderful island home of Flynn and Paddy holds an incredible secret: dragons live there!

When evil boss The Pitbull finds out, he sends his men to kill a dragon, and to bring him back the body. He also wants a dragon’s egg, so he can hatch it in his private zoo.

Flynn and Paddy’s world is about to be turned upside down. Will their bravery and skill be enough to stop The Pitbull’s evil plan?

Paperback edition

Buy any 3 books from James Russell and get a $12 discount (equivalent to free P&P on 3 books). Enter the discount code DRAGON3 at checkout.

Buy any 5 books from James Russell and get a $20 discount (equivalent to free P&P on 5 books). Enter the discount code DRAGON5 at checkout.



The first book in the best-selling Dragon Defenders Series.

Age recommendation: 7-12 years

These books are also like nothing you’ve seen before. Simply download the free ‘AR Reads’ app, point your device at parts of the book and watch them turn into reality. Features include eye-popping 3D animations which rise up out of the pages, 2D animations, code crackers, and video and audio messages.

Note: the app is not necessary to enjoy the books; they’re designed to be read either with or without the use of the app – it’s your choice.

Meet Kiwi author James Russell

James Russell

A much-acclaimed children’s book author from Auckland, James has created a wonderful world of adventures that can be experienced through eight books so far.

Three are his The Dragon Brothers series of picture books and five are The Dragon Defenders series of junior novels. More amazing adventures are already on the way!

Find out more about James and how to contact him on his author page.


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