The popcorn dragon

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Publisher:
Morrow Junior Books,
Pub. Date:
c1989.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 3.3 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
550L
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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ISBN:
9780688083403
9780688088767
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
550L
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subject_facet Dragons -- Juvenile fiction
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