Luna’s best friend, Franklin, is a dragon. Together, they love to read stories about everything from trampolining to deep- sea diving. One day, while they are reading about fascinating creatures and their origins, Franklin begins to wonder where he is from. He is 605 years old and has no idea where to find other dragons.
Luna suggests that they go on an adventure to find his family. They Google his family tree, they e-mail a princess for his parents’ address, and along the way they find twenty yetis eating spaghetti, five vampires reading Shakespeare, and discodancing unicorns …but no dragons. One night it dawns on Luna that they should travel to the moon to see if there are any dragons there, so Franklin rockets them into space. When they land, they are met by Franklin’s long- lost dragon family for a heart- warming reunion.
Following the success of Franklin’s Flying Bookshop, Franklin and Luna Go to the Moon— a book about the joys of reading, exploring, and coming home— continues to bring the magic of classic fairy tales into the twenty- first century.
Jen Campbell is the Sunday Times best-selling author of Weird Things Customers Say in Bookstores. Her latest nonfiction book, The Bookshop Book, was the official book of the Books Are My Bag campaign.
Katie Harnett is an illustrator with an MA in children’s book illustration from the Cambridge School of Art. She won the 2015 Ars in Fabula Award and is the author of Archie Snufflekins Oliver Valentine Cupcake Tiberius Cat.