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Dragon Gets By

By Patricia Tauzer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Silly, loveable dragon story for new readers.

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age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+


Very good for kids. It has nothing inappropriate for children, so they can really enjoy this book. It is also REALLY cute as well.

Is It Any Good?

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Beginning readers will get a kick out of all the silly things that happen to the little blue dragon. The pages are full of that goofy, kid-style humor. Older readers may laugh the first time through, but this will not be one of their favorites to read aloud over and over at bedtime.

Part of a large collection of Dragon Tales, this story of the loveable little blue dragon's bad day is slightly reminiscent of the Frog and Toad books, though the adventures are not as developed. Cute, bright cartoonish illustrations done in watercolor with pencil fill the pages, and the accompanying text is easy to read. While kids may not understand all of the humor at first, especially the part about the food groups, they will get caught up in the silliness very quickly.

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