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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
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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Joe
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
very nice illustrations; the dragon may be imaginary, but it looks real enough
Kati
cute book ... great for use when talking about imagination.
Rachel
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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