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Posted on: June 9, 2020

All About Dragons

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The storytime theme of the week is...Dragons! These picture books feature fun stories and adventures with mythical creatures from folklore of many cultures around the world.

Read It Again

These books were read aloud by Ms. Monica during this week’s virtual storytimes. If you missed our virtual storytime, don’t worry--the recording is available on our website until we are able to resume in-person storytimes.

Lovabye Dragon by Barbara Joose

Loveabye DragonWhen a lonely dragon follows a trail of princess tears, a beautiful friendship is born. They march and sing, roar and whisper, hide and seek, then settle into snug companionship at bedtime. 

Again! by Emily Gravett

Again!At bedtime, Cedric the dragon wants his mother to read his favorite book again, and again, and again. 

Would You Rather Be a Princess or a Dragon? by Barney Saltzberg

Would You Rather Be a Princess or a DragonSome little ones want to be princesses; others want to be dragons. The message of this book is that you can actually be both! There are lots of things you can be: a little wild, a little sweet. A little polite, a little troublesome. A little dainty, a little dragony.

The Knight and the Dragon by Tomie De Paola

the knight and the dragonA knight who has never fought a dragon and an equally inexperienced dragon prepare to meet each other in battle.

Additional Picture Books

Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library by Julie Gassman

Do not bring your dragon to the LibraryA child brings a dragon to the library and learns a valuable lesson--libraries and dragons do not mix.


How to Draw a Dragon by Douglas Florian

how to draw a dragonIllustrations and easy-to-read, rhyming text guide the reader in drawing scaly, knobby-kneed dragons that fly, play musical instruments, ride bicycles, and more.


There’s No Such Thing as a Dragon by Jack Kent

There's no such thing as a dragonBilly Bixbee’s mother won’t admit that dragons exist until it is nearly too late.


You’ve Got Dragons by Kathryn Cave

you've got dragonsA young boy discovers that he has worries and fears that appear to him as dragons and shares what he learns about living with them. 

Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin

dragons love tacosThis delicious picture book explores the love dragons have for tacos and the dangers of feeding them anything with spicy salsa.

Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel by Adam Rubin

dragons love tacos 2When dragons run out of tacos, they travel back in time to get a fresh supply.

Dragons Eat Noodles on Tuesdays by Jon Stahl

dragons eat noodlesWhile two monsters argue over how the story they are telling should go, Dennis, a very hungry dragon, is listening nearby--and he has very definite ideas about how this story should end. 

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