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Elmer and the Dragon

Elmer and the Dragon

by Ruth Stiles Gannett Illustrated by Ruth Chrisman Gannett

A stand-alone sequel to My Father's Dragon, in which Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon help the king of the canaries find treasure.

"Rich, humorous, thoroughly satisfying". — Library Journal, starred review.

The classic fantasy trilogy of Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon has delighted children and their parents for generations. A Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, My Father's Dragon is followed by Elmer and the Dragon ("rich, humorous, and thoroughly satisfying"*) and The Dragons of Blueland ("ingenious and plausible, the fantasy well-sustained"*). Each story stands alone, but read in succession, they are an unforgettable experience.

* Library Journal, starred review

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Guided Reading
M
Publisher
Yearling Books
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
96
Genre
Classics, Comedy and Humor, Fantasy

About the Author and Illustrator

Ruth Stiles Gannett
Ruth Chrisman Gannett

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