Ruth Stiles Gannett
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (August 23, 2010)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.5 MB
Downloadable formats: PDF
My Father's Dragon is a kid's novel by way of Ruth Stiles Gannett a couple of younger boy, Elmer Elevator, who runs away to Wild Island to rescue a toddler dragon. either a Newbery Honor e-book and an ALA impressive booklet, it's the first publication of a trilogy whose different titles are Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland. It was once made into an anime movie titled, Elmer's Adventures: My Father's Dragon. The narrative mode is uncommon, in that the narrator refers back to the protagonist in basic terms as "my father", giving the effect that this can be a actual tale that occurred some time past. The illustrations in the ebook are black and white performed with a grease crayon on a grained paper, performed by way of Ruth Chrisman Gannett. the tale was once pointed out as a runner-up for the Newbery Medal in 1949 and used to be an ALA impressive publication. It used to be additionally nominated for the Ambassador booklet Award in 1948. within the tale, we meet a few tigers, a rhinoceros, a lion, and a gorilla all resulting in the infant dragon. there's additionally a river, an island, and a bridge.