My Father's Dragon (Paperback)

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    ITEM#: 2632298

    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.
    When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon.

    This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Stories) in Appendix B

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    ISBN 9780394890487
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Fantasy & Magic
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 3-4 Ages 8-9
    Format Paperback
    Publisher Date 1987-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Random House Childrens Books
    Copyright Year 1948
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.35 lb
    Language English
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Gannett, Ruth Stiles

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    • My 6 year-old daughter LOVES this book and the two sequels. It has quickly become a family favorite at bedtime.

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