The Pet Dragon: A Story about Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese Characters

by Christoph Niemann

HarperCollins | August 26, 2008 | Hardcover

The Pet Dragon: A Story about Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese Characters is rated 5 out of 5 by 2.

Meet Lin and her pet dragon!

When the dragon mysteriously disappears, Lin sets off on a journey to find her best friend . . . and readers set off on a journey of learning and discovery.

By ingeniously integrating written Chinese characters into the illustrations as the story progresses, Christoph Niemann has created a book that is engrossing, unique, and memorable. The Pet Dragon is a playful introduction to the fascinating world of Chinese language and culture . . . and a terrific story to share with children everywhere.

You are invited to join Lin for an adventure you will not soon forget!

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 40 pages, 11.75 × 9 × 0.39 in

Published: August 26, 2008

Publisher: HarperCollins

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061577766

ISBN - 13: 9780061577765

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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The Pet Dragon: A Story about Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese Characters

The Pet Dragon: A Story about Adventure, Friendship, and Chinese Characters

by Christoph Niemann

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 40 pages, 11.75 × 9 × 0.39 in

Published: August 26, 2008

Publisher: HarperCollins

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061577766

ISBN - 13: 9780061577765

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Meet Lin and her pet dragon!

When the dragon mysteriously disappears, Lin sets off on a journey to find her best friend . . . and readers set off on a journey of learning and discovery.

By ingeniously integrating written Chinese characters into the illustrations as the story progresses, Christoph Niemann has created a book that is engrossing, unique, and memorable. The Pet Dragon is a playful introduction to the fascinating world of Chinese language and culture . . . and a terrific story to share with children everywhere.

You are invited to join Lin for an adventure you will not soon forget!

About the Author

Christoph Niemann is also the creator of the picture books Subway, The Pet Dragon, and The Police Cloud, as well as the blog Abstract City at www.newyorktimes.com. He has illustrated covers for the New Yorker, the Atlantic, and the New York Times Magazine. The artist lives with his family in Berlin, Germany, and New York City.

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5