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Ruth Stiles Gannett
Ruth Stiles Gannett Kahn (born August 12, 1923) is an American children's writer best known for My Father's Dragon and its two sequels that are sometimes collectively referred to as the My Father's Dragon series). Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. show more



Ruth Stiles Gannett Kahn (born August 12, 1923) is an American children's writer best known for My Father's Dragon and its two sequels that are sometimes collectively referred to as the My Father's Dragon series). Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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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...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it 7 years ago
I read this online at my own father's behest. The pencil illustrations are just lovely. The animals are clearly based on close observation (well, except the dragon, one must assume) and the boy is adorable. The story is fun- the boy packs the most unlikely things in his backpack, and the ways he is ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 7 years ago
April 23rdTo Rosamund, chief among those for whom these tales are told, The Book of Dragons is dedicated in the confident hope that she, one of these days, will dedicate a book of her very own making to the one who now bid...
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