Kumiko and the Dragon
Kumiko doesn't like going to bed. She can't sleep. The reason she can't sleep is the giant dragon that sits outside her bedroom window every single night. So one night she plucks up the courage to ask the dragon to leave, not knowing that the truth she is about to discover is more thrilling than anything she could ever have imagined. This delightful story will take young readers on a soaring dragon adventure, as Kumiko discovers a strength she never knew she had.
Winner of Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fiction: Children's Short Fiction 2007.