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My father"s dragon

Ruth Stiles Gannett

My father"s dragon

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dragons -- Fiction,
  • Animals -- Fiction,
  • Rescues -- Fiction,
  • Islands -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A young boy runs away from home to rescue an abused baby dragon held captive to serve as a free twenty-four hour, seven-days-a-week ferry for the lazy wild animals living on Wild Island.

    Edition Notes

    Statementstory by Ruth Stiles Gannett ; illustrations by Ruth Chrisman Gannett.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsGannett, Ruth Chrisman, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G15 My 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination86 p. :
    Number of Pages86
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24094980M
    ISBN 100375856102
    ISBN 109780375856105
    LC Control Number2009284034


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When Elmer Elevator hears about the baby dragon being held captive on Wild Island, he knows just what to do. First, he packs his knapsack with important supplies, like chewing gum, lollipops, and lots of rubberbands.

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MY FATHER'S DRAGON. STORY BY. RUTH STILES GANNETT. ILLUSTRATIONS BY. RUTH CHRISMAN GANNETT. RANDOM HOUSE. NEW YORK. COPYRIGHT BY RANDOM HOUSE, INC. For My. FATHER. CONTENTS. My Father Meets the Cat 9. My Father Runs Away 3. My Father Finds the Island 4. My Father Finds the River 5. My Father Meets Some Tigers /5(11).

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He gave chewing gum to the tigers, he showed the rhinoceros how to clean his tusks with a toothbrush and tooth paste, he helped the lion untangle his mane with a comb and left him decorating himself with hair ribbons, he supplied some monkeys with magnifying glasses to search out the.

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Each tries to sidetrack him, but Elmer has sometricks up his sleeve or more precisely, in his knapsack.

One way or another, he will rescue the dragon! First published inMy Father’s Dragon has delighted generations of young readers. It is classic storytelling at its ALA NOTABLE BOOK. My Father’s Dragon is a children’s book about a young boy who runs away to Wild Island to rescue a baby Dragon. It is both a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book.

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