For Ages
8 to 12

My Father's Dragon 75th Anniversary Edition is a part of the My Father's Dragon collection.

Rediscover the classic fantasy and Newbery Honor winner My Father's Dragon in this 75th-anniversary edition that includes the original illustrations--now in full-color! A perfect family read-aloud that has delighted parents and children for generations!

When Elmer Elevator hears about a baby dragon being held captive on Wild Island, he knows just what to do. First he packs his knapsack with important supplies like chewing gum, lollipops, and lots of rubber bands. Then he stows away on a ship headed for the island. There he’ll meet many animals who try to stop him, but Elmer has a few tricks up his sleeve . . . or more precisely, in his knapsack. One way or another, he will rescue the dragon!

First published in 1948, My Father’s Dragon is a classic that has delighted generations. Now, for the first time, this beautiful gift edition features fully colorized art from the original publication a new foreword from New York Times bestselling author Philip Stead.

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