If you build a perfect castle, a dragon will move in – and that’s exactly what happens to one very lucky boy when his family gears up for some changes. The boy and his dragon bounce in their castle, duel with delight, and have an amazing time together…until they find out that their castle is a crib for a new baby. Huh? As soon as they get used to the news, the boy and dragon are back in roaring form, entertaining the infant with marching music, aerial acrobatics, and baby-bottle bowling. But merriment turns to mischief and mischief leads to consequences. Can a dragon friend – real or not – help smooth the transition to big brotherhood? Find out…When a Dragon Moves In Again.
About the Author
Jodi Moore is the author of the award-winning When a Dragon Moves In. She lives in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania. Howard McWilliam is the award-winning illustrator of I Need My Monster and When a Dragon Moves In. He was chosen as National Young Cartoonist of the Year at the age of 12. A regular cover artist for the Week magazine, he also illustrates for the Sunday Telegraph, Moneyweek, and Outdoor Life.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
So often a second book doesn't quite live up to the heart and soul of the first. This isn't the case with WHEN A DRAGON MOVES IN AGAIN. In this follow up, our young boy and his dragon sidekick, grow in complexity as their family expands. Moore and illustrator Howard McWilliam have created a classic. Dragon will leave you laughing and feeling mischievous, but it will also tug on your heart strings--you won't want to miss having your very own Dragon to love.
When you're a young boy and your mother is expecting a new baby, it's only natural to be less than thrilled at the prospect of sharing your home with a new little person. But everything is better when you have a pet dragon, even dealing with the annoyance of accepting a new sibling. For instance, it's only natural that your dragon will want to play in the baby's new crib. And when your sister keeps insisting the baby will be a girl, even though you want it to be a boy, your dragon can't be blamed for spilling your sister's juice. No matter the issue or area of frustration, a dragon can help. But mostly, when you come to realize that babies aren't so bad after all, your pet dragon will always be there to help you sing your new baby to sleep. Jodi Moore's When a Dragon Moves in Again is a lusciously imaginative children's picture book laden with fanciful scenarios that will entertain and delight young readers. Illustrations by Howard McWilliam are the crowning glory of this lovely book which is highly recommended for home and school libraries.