My Father's Dragon

by Ruth Stiles Gannett

Description:  Elmer Elevator has always dreamed of flying. One day, when he offers some milk to a stray cat, he learns about the Wild Island, where a dragon is held captive at the end of a long rope. In this Newbery-winning novel by Ruth Stiles Gannet, the first in a trilogy, Elmer sets off from home to find this magical island. There he encounters a number of wild inhabitants, including boars, lions, tigers, mice and gorillas, that he must outsmart in order to rescue the captive dragon.

Additional information:

Ages:  7-9
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2013
ISBN:  978-1-59915-957-7
Genres:  Literature, Fiction

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Table of Contents

1. My Father Meets the Cat
2. My Father Runs Away
3. My Father Finds the Island
4. My Father Finds the River
5. My Father Meets Some Tigers

6. My Father Meets a Rhinoceros
7. My Father Meets a Lion
8. My Father Meets a Gorilla
9. My Father Makes a Bridge
10. My Father Finds the Dragon

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