Dragon Post (Hardcover)
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One day, Alex finds a dragon living in the cupboard under the stairs. Luckily, he knows just what to do. He writes letters to lots of different people – including the fire brigade and the butcher – to ask how he should take care of his surprise visitor.
Children will love opening the five envelopes and reading the hilarious letters to Alex and then following his magical adventure with his new fiery friend.
""I can see so many uses for this in the classroom... Of course the beautiful, vibrant illustrations and the handwritten font only enhance the all-around YES I feel when reading this one! It's another clever title you will find yourself reaching for again and again!"
-- Little Cub Literacy
"We love interactive books! Dragon Post by Emma Yarlett took 'interactive' to a new level...with letters to take out and read! After Alex finds a dragon, he needs help taking care of it, and decides to write letters for advice. Each reply he gets is actually in the book, so you can have fun taking it out of the envelope and reading!"
"When Young Alexander finds an honest-to-goodness dragon in his cellar, he solicits professional advice immediately—and the responses to his letters fill every page of this clever epistolary tale. From the fire chief to the butcher, everybody weighs in with helpful advice, intriguing questions, and even some questionable commentary. But Young Alexander’s closest pal offers the wisest counsel of all—read this sweet story to find out!"
-- Barnes & Noble Kids Blog (Top Picks)
"The story is cute — what to do with an unexpected dragon in your house — and the illustrations are delightful."
-- Imagination Soup