Elmer and the Dragon

A compilation of three tales which relate the fantastic adventures of Elmer Elevator and a baby flying dragon named Boris.

Elmer and the Dragon

A compilation of three tales which relate the fantastic adventures of Elmer Elevator and a baby flying dragon named Boris.

Three Tales of My Father s Dragon

Rediscover the classic fantasy trilogy beginning with Newbery Honor winner My Father's Dragon in this 50th anniversary edition that includes three timeless tales in one, with original illustrations!

Three Tales of My Father s Dragon

Rediscover the classic fantasy trilogy beginning with Newbery Honor winner My Father's Dragon in this 50th anniversary edition that includes three timeless tales in one, with original illustrations! A perfect family read aloud that has delighted parents and children for generations--this is the perfect gift to share some magic this Father's Day! My Father's Dragon When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon. Elmer and the Dragon A stand-alone sequel to My Father's Dragon, in which Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon help the king of the canaries find treasure. The Dragons of Blueland In this third and final installment of the classic My Father's Dragon trilogy, Boris, the baby dragon, is excited to be heading home to Blueland and looks forward to reuniting with his family.

Elmer and the Dragon

Book two in the My Father's Dragon trilogy After his exciting adventures on Wild Island, Elmer is ready to go home.

Elmer and the Dragon

Book two in the My Father's Dragon trilogy After his exciting adventures on Wild Island, Elmer is ready to go home. Luckily his new friend the baby dragon offers to fly him there. But when a storm forces them to make an emergency landing, they find themselves on Feather Island. This exotic place is inhabited by all the escaped canaries of the world and ruled by a curious canary desperately searching for buried treasure. Can clever Elmer use his creativity to save the day one more time?

My Father s Dragon

With bold artwork newly reproduced from the artist's originals, this edition of My Father's Dragon is the definitive version of an enduring children's classic.

My Father s Dragon

"A real delight." — The New Yorker When Elmer Elevator strikes up a friendship with an alley cat, he learns of a baby dragon that is being forced to serve as a ferry for the selfish animals of Wild Island. Elmer determines at once to free the enslaved dragon, and with a bit of advice from the savvy cat, he arms himself with chewing gum, lollipops, rubber bands, and some other unlikely items. With these tools and his own sharp wits, Elmer is prepared to face hungry tigers, cranky crocodiles, and other challenges. Both a Newbery Honor Book and an American Library Association Notable Book, this charming story has delighted generations of readers since its original publication in 1948. The imaginative tale has served as inspiration for a play, as well as a Japanese anime version and a forthcoming animated film. With bold artwork newly reproduced from the artist's originals, this edition of My Father's Dragon is the definitive version of an enduring children's classic.

Elmer and the Dragon

On their way home, Elmer and a flying dragon land on an unusual island and help some canaries uncover a buried treasure. Sequel to My Father's Dragon.

Elmer and the Dragon

On their way home, Elmer and a flying dragon land on an unusual island and help some canaries uncover a buried treasure. Sequel to My Father's Dragon.

Three Tales of My Father s Dragon

Fun fact: the Traditional Chinese edition of the three books is published in 2012 to coincide with the Chinese Year of the Dragon. In Traditional Chinese. Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books, Inc. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

Three Tales of My Father s Dragon

Traditional Chinese edition of Ruth Stiles Gannett's Three Tales of My Fathers Dragon series: My Fathers Dragon, Elmer and the Dragon, the Dragons of Blueland. My Fathers Dragon is the 1948 Newbery winner and Elmer and the Dragon, the Dragons of Blueland are its sequels. Fun fact: the Traditional Chinese edition of the three books is published in 2012 to coincide with the Chinese Year of the Dragon. In Traditional Chinese. Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books, Inc. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

The Dragons of Blueland

Elmer must come once again to the aid of Boris, his flying baby dragon, when men discover its retreat and begin to hunt it, in the final installment of the My Father's Dragon trilogy. Reissue.

The Dragons of Blueland

Elmer must come once again to the aid of Boris, his flying baby dragon, when men discover its retreat and begin to hunt it, in the final installment of the My Father's Dragon trilogy. Reissue.

The Dragons of Blueland

With time ticking away and the hunters ready to pounce, will Elmer rescue the dragons of Blueland in time?

The Dragons of Blueland

Book three in the My Father's Dragon trilogy Elmer is safe and sound at home in Evergreen Park while Boris is heading to Blueland, where he'll reunite with his family. There's just one problem: hunters have trapped Boris' family and plan to capture and sell them to zoos all over the world! When Boris discovers the hunters' plan, he knows exactly who to go to for help - Elmer Elevator, whose creative plans and schemes always save the day. With time ticking away and the hunters ready to pounce, will Elmer rescue the dragons of Blueland in time?

Elmer and the Dragon My Father s Dragon

Japanese edition of Elmer and the Dragon. The storyteller continues to recount the adventures of his father as a young boy, this time as he struggles to get home for his father's birthday. In Japanese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

Elmer and the Dragon  My Father s Dragon

Japanese edition of Elmer and the Dragon. The storyteller continues to recount the adventures of his father as a young boy, this time as he struggles to get home for his father's birthday. In Japanese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

My Father s Dragon the Classic Children Story Illustrated

The illustrations within the book are black and white done with a grease crayon on a grained paper, done by Ruth Chrisman Gannett. The story was cited as a runner-up for the Newbery Medal in 1949 and was an ALA Notable Book.

My Father s Dragon  the Classic Children Story  Illustrated

My Father's Dragon is a children's novel by Ruth Stiles Gannett about a young boy, Elmer Elevator, who runs away to Wild Island to rescue a baby dragon. Both a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, it is the first book of a trilogy whose other titles are Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland. It was made into an anime film titled, Elmer's Adventures: My Father's Dragon. The narrative mode is unusual, in that the narrator refers to the protagonist only as "my father", giving the impression that this is a true story that happened long ago. The illustrations within the book are black and white done with a grease crayon on a grained paper, done by Ruth Chrisman Gannett. The story was cited as a runner-up for the Newbery Medal in 1949 and was an ALA Notable Book. It was also nominated for the Ambassador Book Award in 1948. In the story, we meet some tigers, a rhinoceros, a lion, and a gorilla all leading to the baby dragon. There is also a river, an island, and a bridge.

My Father s Dragon

My Father's Dragon with classic illustration.My Father's Dragon is a children's novel by Ruth Stiles Gannett, with illustrations by her stepmother Ruth Chrisman Gannett.The novel is about a young boy, Elmer Elevator, who runs away to Wild ...

My Father s Dragon

My Father's Dragon with classic illustration.My Father's Dragon is a children's novel by Ruth Stiles Gannett, with illustrations by her stepmother Ruth Chrisman Gannett.The novel is about a young boy, Elmer Elevator, who runs away to Wild Island to rescue a baby dragon. Both a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, it is the first book of a trilogy whose other titles are Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland. All three were published in a 50-year anniversary edition as Three Tales of My Father's Dragon. In 1997, it was made into an anime film titled, Elmer's Adventure: My Father's Dragon, while the character Boris the Dragon was produced into a Plush toy designed by Sunflower Publishing Company and released in the fall of the same year. Netflix will also release a film adaptation in 2021.The narrative mode is unusual in that the narrator refers to the protagonist only as "my father", giving the impression that this is a true story that happened long ago. The other two books in the trilogy are narrated in the third person.The illustrations are by Ruth Chrisman Gannett and hand-drawn in black and white with a grease crayon on grained paper. Gannett also illustrated a number of other children's and adult books, including Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck.The book is in the public domain, as its copyright was not renewed after 28 years.

My Father s Dragon

The narrative mode is unusual, in that the narrator refers to the protagonist only as "my father", giving the impression that this is a true story that happened long ago. The other two books in the trilogy are narrated in the third person.

My Father s Dragon

My Father's Dragon is a children's novel by Ruth Stiles Gannett about a young boy, Elmer Elevator, who runs away to Wild Island to rescue a baby dragon. Both a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, it is the first book of a trilogy whose other titles are Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland. All three were published in a 50-year anniversary edition as Three Tales of My Father's Dragon. It was made into an anime film titled, Elmer's Adventures: My Father's Dragon. The narrative mode is unusual, in that the narrator refers to the protagonist only as "my father," giving the impression that this is a true story that happened long ago. The other two books in the trilogy are narrated in the third person.

My Father s Dragon

This collection includes: My Father's DragonWhen Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon.

My Father s Dragon

This collection includes: My Father's DragonWhen Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon. Elmer and the DragonA stand-alone sequel to "My Father's Dragon, " in which Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon help the king of the canaries find treasure.

My Father s Dragon Vocabulary Activities

These vocabulary activities for My Father's Dragon incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with a study of the text. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences.

My Father s Dragon Vocabulary Activities

These vocabulary activities for My Father's Dragon incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate vocabulary with a study of the text. Includes text-dependent questions, definitions, and text-based sentences.

My Father s Dragon

My Father's Dragon is a 1948 children's novel by Ruth Stiles Gannett, with illustrations by her stepmother Ruth Chrisman Gannett. The novel is about a young boy, who runs away to Wild Island to rescue a baby dragon.

My Father s Dragon

My Father's Dragon is a 1948 children's novel by Ruth Stiles Gannett, with illustrations by her stepmother Ruth Chrisman Gannett. The novel is about a young boy, who runs away to Wild Island to rescue a baby dragon. Both a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, it is the first book of a trilogy whose other titles are Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland. All three were published in a 50-year anniversary edition as Three Tales of My Father's Dragon.

My Father s Dragon An Instructional Guide for Literature

Young readers will learn to think on their feet as they travel with Elmer. This instructional guide for literature is the perfect tool to aid students in analyzing and comprehending this engaging story.

My Father s Dragon  An Instructional Guide for Literature

Ride along on an exciting adventure with Elmer as he attempts to rescue a baby dragon held captive on a mysterious land. Young readers will learn to think on their feet as they travel with Elmer. This instructional guide for literature is the perfect tool to aid students in analyzing and comprehending this engaging story. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities were written to support this well-known story and incorporate research-based literacy skills to help students become thorough readers. These lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more.

My Father s Dragon

Simplified Chinese edition of a 3-book set My Father's Dragon, including The Dragons of Blueland, Elmer and the Dragon and the title story My Father's Dragon.

My Father s Dragon

Simplified Chinese edition of a 3-book set My Father's Dragon, including The Dragons of Blueland, Elmer and the Dragon and the title story My Father's Dragon. In Simplified Chinese. Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books, Inc. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

My Father s Dragon

My father's dragon / Ruth Stiles Gannett ; illustrated by Ruth Chrisman Gannett. p. cm. “This Dover edition... is an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Random House, New York, in 1948”—Copyright page.

My Father s Dragon

Young Elmer voyages to Wild Island to rescue a captive dragon by outwitting hungry tigers, cranky crocodiles, and other fierce animals. This charmingly illustrated Newbery Honor Book has delighted generations of readers.

The Essential Guide to Children s Books and Their Creators

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Upon publication, Anita Silvey’s comprehensive survey of contemporary children’s literature, Children’s Books and Their Creators, garnered unanimous praise from librarians, educators, and specialists interested in the world of writing for children. Now The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators assembles the best of that volume in one handy, affordable reference, geared specifically to parents, educators, and students. This new volume introduces readers to the wealth of children’s literature by focusing on the essentials — the best books for children, the ones that inform, impress, and, most important, excite young readers. Updated to include newcomers such as J. K. Rowling and Lemony Snicket and to cover the very latest on publishing and educational trends, this edition features more than 475 entries on the best-loved children’s authors and illustrators, numerous essays on social and historical issues, thirty personal glimpses into craft by well-known writers, illustrators, and critics, and invaluable reading lists by category. The Essential Guide to Children’s Books and Their Creators summarizes the canon of contemporary children’s literature, in a practical guide essential for anyone choosing a book for or working with children.

Children s Books and Their Creators

My Father's Dragon ( 1948 ) is the entertaining tale of Elmer Elevator , who travels to a distant island to free a baby dragon enslaved by a group of wild animals . Using his wits and the contents of his knapsack — which includes ...

Children s Books and Their Creators

Features autobiographical vignettes by popular children's authors and offers more than eight hundred short articles covering every aspect of children's books, their themes, and their creators