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Morpurgo's Christmas (fire) cracker

10 December 2019

Child walking uphill through snow on a forest track

Mimi and the Mountain Dragon is a children's book about a village that quakes in fear of the mighty mountain dragon. A team of animators worked on creating the characters for the animated version.

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Further resources

For further information on the story of Mimi and the Mountain Dragon see:

Sir Michael Morpurgo’s Mimi And The Mountain Dragon to be BBC One festive treat

Indicators of progression for discussion starters

Component Indicator Level
Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose 1
Technological modelling Use this and other examples to describe what a functional model is and identify the purpose of functional modelling 1

Image courtesy of Nile from Pixabay.

Keywords: animation, film, digital technologies, technological modelling, characteristics of technology

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