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Elmer and the Dragon

Elmer and the Dragon

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by Ruth Stiles Gannett

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In this sequel to My Father's Dragon. Elmer and Boris's island hopping adventures continue.


In this sequel to My Father's Dragon. Elmer and Boris's island hopping adventures continue.

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"Rich, humorous, thoroughly satisfying."--(starred) Library Journal.

Product Details

Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
My Father's Dragon
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Product dimensions:
5.19(w) x 7.56(h) x 0.22(d)
800L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Ruth Stiles Gannett wrote My Father's Dragon just a few years after her graduation from Vassar College in 1944. She lives in Upstate New York.

Ruth Chrisman Gannett was already a well-established illustrator when she began collaboration with her stepdaughter on My Father's Dragon.

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Elmer and the Dragon 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Grandpa-Reader More than 1 year ago
Elmer and the Dragon is the second book of a trio about Elmer Elevator and a baby dragon. In the first book, My Father's Dragon, Elmer saves the baby dragon from captivity by wild animals by cleverly tricking them. This second book continues with Elmer and the dragon being blown by a storm to the island of lost canaries. The stop a "plague" of curiosity. The third book, Dragons of Blue Land, is about Elmer saving the dragon's family. My 7 year old grandson is captivated when I read these books to him, just like I was when I was his age. The books are clever and fast paced to hold children's attention. I highly recommend these books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is a wonderful childrens book i love to read and is a five star book all the way. if you never read the trillogy this book is from you are missing out on a great adventure. if you need some books whether your 6 or 16 it is a wonderful little book.