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My Father's Dragon - Community Reviews back

by Ruth Stiles Gannett
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TsalagiWriter
TsalagiWriter rated it 3 years ago
This is a book about a boy, who seems to be very kind, who meets a stray cat. The cat tells him about a baby Dragon who lives on Wild Island and is treated very poorly. He decides that he will save the Dragon and makes sure to take everything he will need for his trip.This is really a delightful boo...
Tiana Smith
Tiana Smith rated it 5 years ago
As a children's writer, this book has everything that I aspire to be. So creative and idyllic, I just want to share it with everyone - even those who are probably to old to understand the magic.
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it 6 years ago
I've long heard this touted as a great early chapter book to share with young children. I've been holding on to it far too long and started to fear that we'd outgrow it before we got around to reading it. While it may be aimed at a slightly younger audience, my eight year old daughter and I still fo...
afterwhat
afterwhat rated it 8 years ago
I've been meaning to read this for a while, and I'm so glad I finally did. It's a classic for a reason--the language, the storytelling, the illustrations--everything's whimsical, innocent, straight-forward. The story expects you to accept talking cats and sailing to magical islands without questio...
The Librariest
The Librariest rated it 8 years ago
Just read this with a few of my 1st graders, a perfectly ridiculous story for that age group. Crocodiles making a bridge while licking lollipops, a lion in corn rows, and gum chewing tigers. Sublime. Bum cack!
debnance
debnance rated it 16 years ago
Lovely little adventure story of boy who travels to an island and meets many intriguing creatures. The story never feels contrived. Recommended.
kerry
kerry rated it 49 years ago
You have to admire a story with the protagonist with a name like Elmer Elevator. This fable really makes you consider the importance of packing many useful things in your bag before you set off on an adventure. The only bad aspect to this book is that it might encourage children to feed candy to ani...
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