The unlikely hero in this story is young Prince Cedric, who was slow to walk, has a tough time with reading and math, and fails miserably at dragon-slaying school. But with kindness and his love of hugs, Cedric saves the kingdom. This cheerful picture book reminds us there is more than one way to solve a problem and reinforces the idea that everyone has something special to offer. A gentle message about kindness with delightful watercolors and a loveable dragon.
|Publisher:||Elva Resa Publishing, LLC|
|Product dimensions:||10.00(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
ELIZABETH RAUM has written more than 50 books for children. Since she's never found a dragon in her backyard, she decided to write about one instead. Prince Cedric reminds her of her granddaughters who are learning to look for the good in others and to treat everyone with kindness. Elizabeth enjoys biking, reading, and hugging! NINA VICTOR CRITTENDEN is an artist, certified veterinary technician, mother of two, and a self-proclaimed night owl and daylily junkie. She has never met a dragon, but was once an iguana-sitter. She loves popcorn, can't do cartwheels, and has always wanted to go to Switzerland. Nina lives in Minnesota with her husband, daughters, dog, and cat.
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Cedric and the Dragon based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Cedric and the Dragon is a sweet fairy tale about a gentle prince that is a little different than everyone is used too. Although everyone loves him they are a little disappointed in his lack of skills. His father wants him to be a dragon slayer. Cedric brings down the terrible beast but not the way everyone thinks he should.This captivating story has a message of kindness and peace. It also teaches that everyone is special in their own way with their own talents and skills.Nina's beautiful illustrations are done in pastel colors and brings a calm and captivating magic to the story. Her whimsical characters help bring life to this fairy tale. Your children will not only love to hear the story but will want to study each illustration in detail.My daughters loved the book. My four year old wants to watch the "cartoon" (there is no cartoon). She giggled at the pictures and I had to wait to turn the pages until she was done inspecting each one. This book has it all. A wonderful story and charming illustrations that are sure to make this a favorite in your home.This book was given to me for a free and honest review.
Cedric And The Dragaon is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, and New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.