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Gramps and the Fire Dragon

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A young boy and his grandfather sit by a blazing fire, looking for pictures in the flames. They see an old twisted apple tree, a flower garden, a castle . . . and a fire dragon! Suddenly, the fire dragon roars and comes to life, and Jesse and Gramps find themselves being pursued through a wondrous imaginary land. Time after time, they barely manage to escape the clumsy fir ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 21st 2000 by Clarion Books
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Jill
Jan 06, 2014 Jill rated it liked it
My four-year-old brought this book to me while we were at the library and asked me to read it to her. I pulled her up on my lap and we began reading. I expected another over-the-top story about a dragon and a child but this was better. My eight and six-year-old were pulled away from their books to listen to me read and to look at the illustrations. A good recommendation for a book.

It begins with a child who is not sleepy and his grandpa who admits he isn't either. They sit together in the rockin
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The Brothers
An endearing little story of a grandpa and grandson staring into a fire and seeing an adventure.

Ok illustrations.
Joe
Jun 25, 2012 Joe rated it it was amazing
My grandson and I utterly love this book. And why not? It's about the imaginary adventures of a grandfather and his grandson, and it involves bicycles and a fire-breathing dragon. Caves! Jungles! A fire truck with a fire hose! Absolute heaven!
Beverly
Feb 11, 2013 Beverly rated it really liked it
Shelves: picturebooks, dragons
very nice illustrations; the dragon may be imaginary, but it looks real enough
Kati
Jul 12, 2009 Kati rated it really liked it
cute book ... great for use when talking about imagination.
Rachel
Sep 17, 2009 Rachel rated it liked it
Fun story about imagination .
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I've wanted to be a children's book author as far back as I can remember. When I was eight years old I wrote a story about a rabbit. I am still writing stories about rabbits- and mice, cats, children, monsters, and dragons!

When I was growing up, I was the neighborhood storyteller. I would make up stories on the spot for younger children in the neighborhood. I read a lot of books. But I was also a
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