A little dragon and his favorite book make for a combustible combination in this clever picture book with a surprise ending. It's nearly Cedric the dragon's bedtime, and for Cedric, bedtime means storytime! When his mother reads him his favorite book, he likes the story so much that he wants to... show more
A little dragon and his favorite book make for a combustible combination in this clever picture book with a surprise ending.
It's nearly Cedric the dragon's bedtime, and for Cedric, bedtime means storytime! When his mother reads him his favorite book, he likes the story so much that he wants to hear it againand againand again!
Cedric's mom understands that the best stories are ripe for repetition, and she tries very hard to be patient. But sometimes dragons will be dragons-which is why this bedtime tale ends with an incendiary surprise!
Publish date: 2013-04-16
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
Normally I love Emily Gravett's books, but sadly this wasn't one of them. :(It started off quite fun though, even before the book truly started you had a part that let up to it (though I did have a big of laugh that someone ripped the cardindex card so they could see under it (because it hid part of...
The story of the little dragon Cedric who loves his bed-time story so much he wants hear it again, and again, and ag.... In short, a dragon after my own heart.
I love Gravett's books. Parents who read aloud to young children will get a huge kick out of this one, in which the young dragon keeps insisting on having a favorite book read "again." and the parent each time produces a quicker version of the text, with disastrous result. This is the sort of book t...
Fans of Adam Mansbach know that for parents bedtime reading can be both a curse and a blessing. Sometimes the parent tires of reading long before the child tires of hearing a good book. Here the parent dragon tries to "read" more abridged versions of the text each time, while the child dragon become...
So cute. This little dragon wants his mamma to read a bedtime story to him over and over and over again. Mom complies, changing the story a little each time as she becomes more tired. Eventually she falls asleep and the little dragon gets upset. Kids will love the surprise at the end of the book.