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How to Dress a Dragon

By Thelma Lynne Godin   Illustrated by Eric Barclay   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545678469 Hardcover
40 Pages | 8.89" x 11.28" | Ages 3 to 5

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545683135 Ebook
32 Pages | Ages 3 to 5

A fantastical story about a little boy trying to dress his pet dragon!

If you have to dress a dragon, you must be prepared to catch him as he flies by. Also, beware of ticklish toes, shirts with buttons, and hats that do not fit neatly between his horns!

In this charming, second-person narrative, our little boy hero imparts his infinite knowledge of how to dress a dragon, a task that isn’t quite as easy as it may seem. With helpful hints like, You may have to tickle-tackle him to the floor and give him belly kisses, and warnings like, Dragons do not like shirts. But they do like capes! This story is not only delightfully entertaining, but extremely endearing. Author Thelma Lynne Godin and illustrator Eric Barclay come together perfectly to bring this fantasy to life!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for How to Dress a Dragon:

“[A] playful romp through a familiar morning routine—plus the underwear endpapers—make for fine fun.”Kirkus

Praise for The Hula Hoopin’ Queen

*“ A lively intergenerational picture book that will send readers out to the sidewalk for a hoopin’ good time.” —Kirkus, Starred Review

“ First-time picture book author Godin’s empathic prose and Brantley-Newton’s emotionally telegraphic art capture the lively and nurturing Harlem neighborhood and the thrill of competition, whether age nine or 90.” —Publishers Weekly

Godin’s text [is] delivered with pitch-perfect attitude.” —School Library Journal