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A poor excuse for a dragon [electronic resource]. Geoffrey Hayes.

Hayes, Geoffrey. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780375899386 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Books for Young Readers, 2011.

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General Note: Title from eBook information screen..
Summary, etc.: "Punchy dialogue and compact sentences should make this a read-aloud delight."--Publishers Weekly"Part-slapstick, part-fairy tale, the gently humorous plot has enough twists and turns to keep newly independent readers engaged."--School Library JournalFred the dragon has a list of tasks he must complete in order to be a successful dragon--none of which comes naturally. But he's determined to make #5--eat people--work. Before you can say "pass the salt" he's gobbled up three people even though he doesn't have the stomach for it. Luckily a local shepherd, with the help of a giant and a witch, knows how to cure what ails him and get those pesky people out of his belly. It's happily-ever-after for everyone in ways you'd never expect.Geisel award-winning author/illustrator Geoffrey Hayes is a stepped reader maestro. The common threads between his wildly popular Uncle Tooth and Otto SIRs and the more recent Benny and Penny series (Toon Books) are...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty K - Text Difficulty 2
LG/Lower grades (K-3rd)
470 Lexile.
3 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 22235 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Beginning Reader.
Juvenile Literature.
Picture Book Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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