The paper dragon

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Athenuem Books For Young Readers, Nov 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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A humble artist agrees to confront the terrifying dragon that threatens to destroy his village.

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User Review  - ImperfectCJ - LibraryThing

Gorgeous illustrations, innovative design with the fold-out pages (although ours got nested incorrectly and I ended up reading a later page ahead of an earlier page). I love the tale of ingenuity, discovering the depths of one's own strength, and learning what's truly important. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

From Davol (Batwings and the Curtain of Night, p. 379, etc.), an ambitious folk tale set in China. Humble Mi Fei is an artist, painting scenes of gods and heroes, and content to live in the small ... Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Marguerite W. Davol taught young children for many years at the Gorse Child Study Center at Mount Holyoke College. She is the author of the picture books Black, White, Just Right; Heart of the Wood; How the Snake Got Its Hiss; and a collection of tall tales, Papa Alonzo Leatherby. Marguerite lives with her husband in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

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