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Geat balls of fire! Drago wants to be in the flying contest. But he hasn't learned to fly yet, and his family says he's too little to learn.
That doesn't stop Drago! When his family's asleep, he tries and tries, but - SPLAT! - he fails.
Then he asks a bird to help him learn to fly, and they practice, practice, practice.
When the big day of the contest arrives, Drago proves
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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Two Lions
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Kat
Sep 23, 2015 Kat rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books, 2015
Basic Plot: A baby dragon learns to fly in secret and helps his family win the big dragon flying contest.

This was a cute bit of fluff. There wasn't much to it as far as story. It seemed pretty standard. Some of the illustrations were pretty funny, and they were all consistently good.
Eva Leger
Apr 29, 2011 Eva Leger rated it liked it
Shelves: julias-books
3.5 - The best thing about Super-Dragon, IMO, is the comic book format. Being that this is the first childrens books in this format that I've ever read - and quite possibly the first book in this format ever that I've read - I don't know how much this is done. I'd have to guess that Kroll isn't the first but Julia and I read a lot. So much that we can't walk out of the library without more than one person commenting on the amount of books we're carrying. So much that no one comes to our house, s ...more
Patty
Dec 10, 2012 Patty rated it liked it
Super Dragon
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Steven Kroll

My " in a nutshell" summary...

This is the story of a little dragon who wants to learn to fly.

My thoughts after reading this book...

Hmmm...this book was written sort of in a cartoon format and was simply the story of a little dragon who wanted to learn how to fly. And so...he did!
He worked with a little bird and secretly learned to master the art of flying. His specialty was doing crazy eight's!

What I enjoyed about this book...

I liked the message and the illustrations.
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Beverly
Aug 28, 2013 Beverly rated it really liked it
Shelves: picturebooks, dragons
Another story in which a youngster's possible contribution to the family is discounted, but he eventually proves them wrong. The pencil, ink and photoshop illustrations are quite good, sort of comic book-ish, with dialogue in dialogue balloons. But the illustrations are not in comic book panels, they cover the entire page. In this case, the littlest dragon can't fly yet, and so will not be entered into the dragon flying competition; but little dragon decides to learn to fly in secret and ...more
Christine McKenna Lok
Pros: No violence!

Cons: Title is exclamation from crowd when Drago flies up to perform in competition with family, but in this book all dragons can fly so the superpower isn't obvious. Drago sneaks out to learn how to fly behind his parents' backs after they tell their young child to wait until next year.
Nancy Jo Lambert
Mar 04, 2012 Nancy Jo Lambert rated it liked it
Shelves: friendship, fantasy
Great for younger kids. A message of determination. The dragon and the illustrations will certainly enthrall kids. The graphic novel type format will also be appealing.
Penny Ramirez
Dec 21, 2012 Penny Ramirez rated it really liked it
Fun story with wonderful artwork. An excellent dragon book for kids 3-5, especially with older (competitive) sibs.
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Shelves: pb, storytime
really great pictures about learning a skill on your own.
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Stephen Kroll spoke at schools and conferences all over the world. He was married to the journalist, Kathleen Beckett, and they lived in New York City and an old carriage house in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. When he was not writing or traveling, he played a lot of tennis and walked around looking at everything.
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