All bookseller links are provided so you can get more information about a book. We have affiliate relationships with Barefoot Books, Amazon.com, and Tapestry Books. All revenue generated from sales through these venues is used strictly to cover website costs and minimize donation requests and fundraising campaigns.
Only 37 percent of high school students score high enough on reading achievement tests to handle adequately college le... More
Summary: A pet dragon goes to school and causes trouble by breaking the rules and generally making messes. This is a lift-the-flap book about learning how to behave in school.
Type of Reading: family reading, playtime reading, read aloud book, learning to read
Recommended Age: read together: 3 to 8; read yourself: 7 to 10
Interest Level: 3 to 8
Age of Child: Started reading with 3-year-old boy.
Young Reader Reaction: My son laughed at the funny events and loved lifting the flaps to see what the dragon did. He wanted to read this one right away. We discussed the activities that happen at school.
Adult Reader Reaction: This was lots of fun to read, and I enjoyed laughing with my child at the dragon's antics.
Pros: Toddlers, preschoolers, and kids getting ready for Kindergarten will enjoy this book, with its interactive play and colorful and cute pictures.
Borrow or Buy: Buy. Kids will want to read and play with this book a lot, so it will help reinforce the idea of making good choices.
Educational Themes: I worked with my 3-year-old on his storytelling. The text does not explicitly say what actions the dragon has done, so I had my son explain the pictures in increasingly complete and coherent sentences.
Other Reviews: No Critics' Reviews or reader feedback found at barnesandnoble.com or borders.com. We’re interested in your review. Please enter your Name (and blog in Parenthesis), then copy/paste your post link in the URL field. With a link exchange, we both benefit because interested readers can visit you too!