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The Dragon's Back
When a family hike into the hills and witness a forest fire, they become worried about the fate of the friendly dragon which lives there - because in Chinese culture, there is a hidden dragon in every green valley, protective of the mountains and its route to the sea. Firefighters arrive to put out the flames, but can they succeed without the dragon's help? This illustrate ...more
Soft cover, 36 pages
Published February 1st 2008 by Blacksmith Books
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"The Dragon's Back" is a lovely book with exquisite illustrations and an allegory that teaches children responsibility in preventing careless, destructive accidents. I was surprised when I received the book in the mail. It is 8.5" x 11" -- larger than most children's books I'm used to seeing. The book is printed on card stock paper, lending it more "weight" in more ways than one. The story line is simple and clever. The protagonist, Luke, and his family go hiking in the Hong Kong hills to escape ...more