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My father's dragon  Cover Image Book Book

My father's dragon / Ruth Stiles Gannett ; illustrated by Ruth Chrisman Gannett.



A young boy runs away from home to rescue an abused baby dragon held captive to serve as a free twenty-four hour, seven-days-a-week ferry for the lazy wild animals living on Wild Island.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780486837499
  • ISBN: 0486837491
  • Physical Description: 86 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: Dover edition.
  • Publisher: Mineola, New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 2019.

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General Note:
"Newberry Honor Book"--Dust jacket.
"This Dover an unabridged republication of the work originally published by Random House, New York, in 1948"--Copyright page.
Sequel: Elmer and the dragon.
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor, 1949.
Subject: Dragons > Juvenile fiction.
Animals > Juvenile fiction.
Rescues > Juvenile fiction.
Islands > Juvenile fiction.
Dragons > Fiction.
Animals > Fiction.
Rescues > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Juvenile works.

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