Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon

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Barefoot Books, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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All the dragons in the forest of Nogard like nothing better than raiding Castle Dark and carrying off princesses to eat - all the dragons, that is, except one. Herb is at his happiest tending his vegetable patch, for Herb is a vegetarian. So it is unfortunate that he is the one captured by the castle's knights in armor. Treacherous Meathook and his dragon cronies will only help Herb if he agrees to eat meat - will he give in to their blackmail. Jules Bass's lighthearted story combines with Debbie Harter's jaunty illustrations to make this a hilarious picture book that also offers young readers plenty of food for thought.

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User Review  - lissabeth21 - LibraryThing

Sometimes being different is easy and everyone leaves you alone. Sometimes being different means you have to stand up for what you believe, even if others don't like you because of it. And sometimes ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Cute enough. I do like how it's not holier-than-thou & righteous. Of course, I've never met a vegetarian or carnivore yet who did actually try to convert others to his or her way of eating, so I couldn't really identify with the book. Read full review

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