Meet Herb, the dragon who prefers gardening to gobbling meat. When his vegetable-loving ways land him in the castle's dungeon, will he be able to stay true to his values? Packed with wacky visual details and quirky dialogue, Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon overturns your expectations again and again, making for a delightful and thought-provoking read every time.
Product Dimensions:8.5 x 10.75 inches
Page Count:32 pages
Age Range:Ages 5-8 years
Awards & Accolades
IRA-CBC Children’s Choice Award, 2000
Parents’ Choice Award Approved Winner, 2000
Society of School Librarians International Honor Book, 2000
"Herb's story tells the tale of the future" — Sir Paul McCartney
About the Contributors
Written by - Jules Bass
Jules Bass is the 'Bass' in Rankin/Bass Animated Entertainment, New York, producers of such films as The Hobbit, The Last Unicorn, and The Little Drummer Boy. He has worked as a writer, songwriter, producer and director in many feature films, off-Broadway productions and audio recordings. Jules lives in New York, USA and is a frequent visitor to London.
Illustrated by - Debbie Harter
Debbie Harter has illustrated over 20 books for Barefoot, including the beloved Bear series. As a child, Debbie would "lose herself in books (as long as they had pictures)" and hopes to continue doing so until she's very old. She lives in Cornwall, England.