How to Dress a Dragon by Thelma Lynne GodinHow to Dress a Dragon by Thelma Lynne Godin

How to Dress a Dragon

byThelma Lynne GodinIllustratorEric Barclay

Hardcover | January 26, 2016

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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!

Thelma Lynne Godin grew up in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. She has worked as a social worker and a librarian, but her favorite job is writing for children because it allows her to use her vivid imagination to create whimsical stories. Godin lives on the shores of Lake Superior in Michigan's Upper Peninsula with her husband. She has two ...
Title:How to Dress a DragonFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.28 × 8.89 × 0.3 inPublished:January 26, 2016Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545678463

ISBN - 13:9780545678469


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun story about a silly dragon This book is great my daughter loves it and my son (5.5) also found it fun to read. The idea about having a dragon you could dress and play with made the kids giggle.
Date published: 2018-01-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great picture book This is a cute picture book with a great story as well as illustrations. Younger children love this book.
Date published: 2017-01-06

Editorial Reviews

Praise for How to Dress a Dragon: "[A] playful romp through a familiar morning routine-plus the underwear endpapers-make for fine fun." - KirkusPraise 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