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Not Your Typical Dragon

Dan Bar-el - Author

Tim Bowers - Illustrator

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ISBN 9780670014026 | 40 pages | 07 Feb 2013 | Viking Children's | 9.25 x 6.25in | 3 - 5 years
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Everybody knows your typical dragon breathes fire.

But when Crispin tries to breathe fire on his seventh birthday, fire doesn't come out—only whipped cream! Each time Crispin tries to breathe fire, he ends up with

Band-Aids

marshmallows

teddy bears?

Crispin wonders if he’ll ever find his inner fire. But when a family emergency breaks out, it takes a little dragon with not-so-typical abilities to save the day.

With wry humor and whimsical illustrations, Not Your Typical Dragon is the perfect story for any child who can't help feeling a little bit different.


Praise for Not Your Typical Dragon by Dan Bar-el:

“Bowers colorful bug-eyed dragons and Middle-Age-meets-the-suburbs setting amplify the humor in Bar-el’s prose...” —Publishers Weekly

"Share this with your favorite atypical kids." —Kirkus

"The text emphasizes the positives of being unique." —School Library Journal



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