StoryMakers SPECIAL REPORT: DRAGONS ARE REAL!
StoryMakers host Rocco Staino has BREAKING NEWS: author, publisher, and multicultural children’s book champion Valarie Budayr has revealed dragons are real! As a child visiting Sweden she was introduced to a dragon by her grandmother. Valarie confirms there are dragons all over the world, so keep a look-out! Watch this special report where she shares interesting facts about dragons including their reading habits, intelligence, and love of riddles.
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ABOUT ‘DRAGONS ARE REAL’
Dragons Are Real
Written by Valarie Budayr, illustrated by Michael Welpy
Published by Audrey Press
What if I told you that all of the fairy tales, myths and legends that have been told about dragons over the years are WRONG? What if I told you that Dragons are indeed REAL and that they are different than you’ve ever imagined?Did you know that Dragons are the master of disguises? Did you know that they love sugar and sweets (at unacceptable levels) and will do anything for treats? Award winning author Valarie Budayr brings us this fairly true story based on her childhood friendship with a REAL live Dragon.
ABOUT VALARIE BUDAYR
Amazon and iTunes best-selling author and founder of Audrey Press, Valarie Budayr is a play and reading advocate whose mission is to inspire children, families, and communities to experience and create a world together through books while having fun. She is passionate about making children’s books come alive on her website Jump into a Book so that kids of all ages can experience the stories in new and exciting ways. Author of The Fox Diaries: The Year the Foxes Came to our Garden and The Ultimate Guide To Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and A Year in the Secret Garden, Valarie is passionate about making kid’s books come alive and encouraging families to pull books off of shelves and stories off of pages. As co-founder of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, Valarie is also committed to raising awareness for children’s books that celebrate diversity and multicultural characters and is also working to get more of these of books into classrooms and libraries.
Read more about Valarie at her website: Jump Into a Book.