Guess What I Found in Dragon Wood
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This lively and engaging story is not only sweet, with many humorous little touches (like how the d...more
Millward's colorful illustrations were created with watercolor and pencil. My favorite images include Benjamin found, strange things about Benjamin's, soccer, funny way of saying Hello, and last illustration.
Writing this story with from the point of view of a...more
So, there is a twist to this book that reminded me of (view spoiler)[Patricia Polacco's book Emma Kate (hide spoiler)] but while in that book there is a surprise twist ending, here the twist is revealed right at the beginning of the story. I did know the twist before reading, as several of my Goodreads’ friends have already read and reviewed this book. Well, and it’s also mentioned i...more
This story was selected as one of the books for the April 2012 - Mystical/Magical Creatures reads at the Picture-Book Club in the Children's Books Group here at Goodreads.
The dragon experiences the boy just like a child would if they found an alien. Not knowing what the child is, he finds out it is called Benjamin and assumes its species is a Benjamin. From then on the dragon studies the Benjamin to s...more
Kids will enjoy feeling a bit superior to the dragon since they know what a Benjamin is. Silly without trying too hard, sweet without being cloying.
This children's story poses somewhat of a twist. A dragon finds a pet, a young boy. Benjamin, the boy, is quite the interesting creature, ever so different than a dragon. He can't fly and is such an unusual specimen. But even the best of friends can get homesick and need to go back home. It's a wonderful story for the young at heart.
Pam S. / Marathon County Public Library
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Timothy Knapman is available in a range of colours, and is washable.