Zog and the Flying Doctors



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Author: Donaldson, Julia, Scheffler, Axel

Interest age: from c 3 years

Published on 7 September 2017 by Scholastic (Alison Green Books) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 32 pages
280 x 250 x 5 | 224g

Everyone's favourite dragon, Zog, returns in this magical

adventurous picture book from the number one bestselling author

and illustrator of The Gruffalo, Smeds and the Smoos and

Stick Man.

'Meet the Flying Doctors - a dragon, knight and girl.


names are Gadabout the Great, and Zog, and Princess Pearl.'

Princess Pearl, Sir Gadabout and their trusty 'air ambulance',

Zog the dragon fly around tending a sunburnt mermaid, a distressed

unicorn and a sneezy lion.

But should princesses really be doctors?

Pearl's uncle, the King, doesn't think so - until he himself falls

ill, and only Pearl knows how to cure him.

Shiny foil highlights on the cover makes this a special gift

for toddlers

A fabulous picture book about dragons, knights and princesses

from the UK's number one picture book author and illustrator

The sequel to the much-loved Zog is also a stand-alone


Perfect read-aloud rhyming text and stunning pictures on every

page with lots of details to spot

Bravery, kindness, friendship and perseverance are at

the heart of this heartwarming story

Zog and the Flying Doctors has been adapted

into a popular animated film starring voices from Sir Lenny Henry

(Narrator), Hugh Skinner (Zog), Patsy Ferran (Princess

Pearl) and Rob Brydon (The King).

The animated film of Tabby McTat stars

voice artists including Jodie Whittaker (Doctor Who) as the narrator,

Rob Brydon (Gavin and Stacey) as Fred, Sope Dirisu (Gangs

of London) as Tabby McTat, alongside Cariad Lloyd, Joanna Scanlan

and Susan Wokoma.

Look out for Jonty Gentoo by Julia

Donaldson and Axel Scheffler in 2024.

'Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are the Lennon and McCartney

of children's publishing' Sunday Times