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CLIP 11521

Jackanory Junior: 'The Snow Dragon'

Jackanory Junior: 'The Snow Dragon'
Key Info
  • Jackanory Junior: 'The Snow Dragon'
  • Duration: 14:05
  • Adrian Lester narrates a story about a world divided in to two halves, the North and the South. The Southern half is ruled by evil Fire Dragons and the North is ruled by peace-loving Snow Dragons. In between the two halves live the Two-Legs. A special book known as 'book' is a set of instructions of how the world works. The Fire Dragons get hold of the book and cause the happening, which destroys the land and forces the Two-Legs to live underground to protect themselves from the Fire Dragons. However, a little boy called Tuft is a Two-Leg who joins forces with a Snow Dragon to save the world from the Fire Dragons. 'The Snow Dragon' was Written by Vivian French and illustrated by Chris Fisher.
  • Subject:



    Stories: Traditional and Fairy Stories

  • Keywords: dragon, fire dragon, book, good, evil, snow dragon, Jackanory, jackanory junior, fantasy, adventure, Vivian French
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to teach descriptive phrases.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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