Popcorn Dragon by Jane Thayer
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Popcorn Dragon
By Jane Thayer

The Popcorn Dragon

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Popcorn Dragon by Jane Thayer

Book Description

You could hardly blame Dexter, ordinarily a well-behaved young dragon, for showing off when he suddenly found that he could make clouds of smoke. The temptation is irresistible, but Dexter quickly becomes insufferable. First he watches his own reflection in the river in order to admire the smoke. Then he puffs it in the faces of his friends: the zebra, the giraffe, and the elephant. He even blows smoke rings around his own tail to prove how clever he is. Soon Dexter has no friends left. He is a very lonely dragon indeed, until quite by accident he discovers a way his talent can be used to win back his playmates. This wonderful story -- first published in 1953 -- will delight both young readers and their parents, and so will Lisa McCue's appealing new pictures of this lovable show-off.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780688083403
ISBN-10: 0688083404
Format: Hardback
(262mm x 210mm x 10mm)
Imprint: HarperCollins
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publish Date: 22-Aug-1989
Country of Publication: United States

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