My Father's Dragon

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Scholastic, Jan 1, 1948 - Animals - 77 pages
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A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island.

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Review: My Father's Dragon (My Father's Dragon #1)

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A great first chapter book for little ones! My 4.5 year old & I both loved it & couldn't wait for bedtime to read another chapter. Read full review

Review: My Father's Dragon (My Father's Dragon #1)

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This is the first chapter book that I have read to my daughter (just 4). I picked it based on the recommendation of Kids Books in Vancouver. My daughter enjoyed it and it held her interest. The book ... Read full review


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RUTH STILES GANNETT wrote My Father's Dragon just a few years after her graduation from Vassar College in 1944. It was an immediate success, becoming a Newbery Honor Book, and was soon followed by two sequels, Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland. All three dragon stories have been continuously in print in the more than 40 years since their publication. The author's other books include Katie and the Sad Noise and The Wonderful House-Boat- Train. She is married to the artist and calligrapher Peter Kahn. They have seven daughters and seven grandchildren.

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