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Puff the Magic Dragon

Puff the Magic Dragon

by Lenny Lipton, Peter Yarrow Illustrated by Eric Puybaret

Originally written in 1959, Lipton's poem was put to music by Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary, and became one of the folk trio's biggest hits. This picture book retells the story of Puff and his best friend, Jackie Paper, and their adventures in the land of Honalee.

Ages
5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
2.4
Lexile Measure
AD1040L
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Poetry, Songs, Verse

About the Authors and Illustrator

Lenny Lipton Lenny Lipton is the writer of the poem that provided the basis for the popular song "Puff, the Magic Dragon."
Peter Yarrow Peter Yarrow is a member of the folk music singing trio Peter, Paul and Mary.
Eric Puybaret

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