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The boy who grew dragons / Andy Shepherd ; illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

Shepherd, Andy, (author.). Ogilvie, Sara, 1971- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 18 of 30 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Fontana Regional Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 30 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library J SHEPHERD (Text) 39493108669138 Juvenile New Fiction Available -
Macon County Public Library J SHEPHERD (Text) 39493108597362 Juvenile New Fiction Checked out 04/14/2020
Marianna Black Library J SHEPHERD (Text) 39493108640303 Juvenile New Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781499810110
  • ISBN: 1499810113
  • Physical Description: 212 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition
  • Publisher: New York : Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Little Bee Books, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in Great Britain in 2018 by Piccadilly Press, an imprint of Bonnier Zaffre Ltd." -- Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"When Tomas discovers a strange old tree at the bottom of his grandad's garden, he doesn't think much of it. But he takes the funny fruit from the tree back into the house - and gets the shock and delight of his life when a tiny dragon hatches! The tree is a dragonfruit tree, and Tomas has got his very own dragon, Flicker ... Tomas soon finds out that life with Flicker is great fun, but also very ... unpredictable. Yes, dragons are wonderful, but they also set fire to your toothbruth and leave your pants hanging from the TV aerial. Tomas has to learn how to look after Flicker - and quickly. And then something extraordinary happens - more dragonfruits appear on the tree. Tomas is officially growing dragons ..."-- Publisher's description.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7-12.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.5 4 506130.
Subject: Dragons > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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