My Secret Dragon
Aidan Mooney has spent his whole life guarding his mum’s secret: she’s part-dragon. When her fire-breathing is discovered, , she disappears. With the help of his friend Charlotte, and some clues from Greek mythology, Aidan tracks down a terrifying genius who forces him to risk his life to save his mum.
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‘Filled with heart and exciting twists and turns, My Secret Dragon is utterly wonderful.’ – Fallen Star Stories
‘A smashing romp. The writing is excellent.’ – Celine Kiernan, Author
‘This rollicking adventure mixes sci-fi, fantasy and ancient mythology… will keep everyone on tenterhooks.’ – LoveReading4Kids
‘Unforgettable characters and page-turning action.’ – E.R. Murray, Author
Why not try out some of Aidan’s amazing invented recipes at the back of the book? Here’s a taster … Peawurly cookies
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup smooth peanut butter
- 2 eggs
2 cups self-raising flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Pinch of salt
2 Curly Wurlys, chopped into small pieces
- Mix the butter, peanut butter and sugar together in a bowl.
Beat in the eggs.
Add the chopped Curly Wurly pieces and mix in well with a metal spoon.
In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking powder and salt.
Add this to the butter mixture. Press into a dough. Add a few drops of water if necessary to make the dough stick.
Put the dough in the fridge and leave for an hour.
Preheat the oven to 180°C (gas mark 4). Line a baking tin with greaseproof paper and grease this lightly with butter.
Roll the cookie dough into 1 inch balls and put on the baking tray, well spread apart.
Flatten each ball with the edge of a knife.
Bake for about 10 minutes and leave to cool on a rack.