Author: Andy Shepherd
Reading Age: 6-8

Tomas picks some fruit from a strange tree at the bottom of his Grandad’s garden and has no idea that as a result he will have a pet dragon to look after!

Tomas likes to help in his Grandad’s garden. One day, he finds a strange looking fruit. He picks it and takes it home, but he ends up getting the shock of his life, when a tiny dragon hatches! The tree is a dragonfruit tree, and Tomas has got his very own dragon, Flicker.

Life with Flicker is great fun, but also has lots of challenges such as when his toothbrush gets set on fire and his pants end up hanging from the TV aerial. Just when he is starting to get to grips with Flicker, he discovers more “fruits” on the tree…