Treasure at Sea for Dragon and Me: Water Safety for kids (and Dragons)

Treasure at Sea for Dragon and Me: Water Safety for kids (and Dragons)

by Jean E Pendziwol, Martine Gourbault
     
 

This lively installment in the Dragon Safety Series is an adventure story complete with pirates and buried treasure. It's also an engaging introduction to water safety!See more details below

Overview

This lively installment in the Dragon Safety Series is an adventure story complete with pirates and buried treasure. It's also an engaging introduction to water safety!

Editorial Reviews

Quill and Quire
This book is an ideal tool for teaching water safety basics to early elementary children and preschoolers. At home on public and elementary school library shelves, it should even find its way into aquatic centre collections for instructional use.
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Rhyming couplets deliver safety lessons with a playful tone. Bright with fine lines of color, the pencil-crayon artwork has a cartoon look and plenty of entertaining details.
From the Publisher
This book is an ideal tool for teaching water safety basics to early elementary children and preschoolers. At home on public and elementary school library shelves, it should even find its way into aquatic centre collections for instructional use.

Rhyming couplets deliver safety lessons with a playful tone. Bright with fine lines of color, the pencil-crayon artwork has a cartoon look and plenty of entertaining details.

Children's Literature - Trina Heidt
All parents worry about their kids around the water and often give them random and incomplete instructions regarding water safety. This book addresses that issue in a fun and very complete way. The main characters, a little girl and her friend dragon, spend the day at the beach frolicking in the water, searching for treasure, and chasing pirates. The little girl already knows quite a lot about water safety and takes it upon herself to teach the not-so water-wise dragon about the things to do and to look for every time one goes swimming. Some of the lessons that the dragon learns include: always have a buddy; the when, where and how to enter the water; where to swim; and when it is okay to dive. Rhyming text makes this story fun to read aloud and makes it move along quite quickly. The pencil crayon illustrations fill each page with lively detail. Along with the amusing story, the "Dragon's Water Safety Rhyme" and the water safety checklist that are included in the back of the book make this a recommended read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781553378808
Publisher:
Kids Can Press, Limited
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
34
Sales rank:
302,525
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.09(d)
Lexile:
AD780L (what's this?)
Age Range:
3 - 7 Years

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