Synopses & Reviews
2008 marks the 60th anniversary of My Father's Dragon and to celebrate we're offering a deluxe edition--a true collectible for the generations of readers who grew up reading about Elmer's adventures with the dragon. It¹s also a great gift to introduce new readers to this Newbery Honor book by Ruth Stiles Gannett. This oversized deluxe edition features an unjacketed cloth cover, four-color illustrated end papers, an updated note from the author, and an elegant border design throughout the interiors.
WHEN ELMER ELEVATOR hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated flying baby dragon, he packs his knapsack with supplies and stows away on a ship headed for Wild Island. Nothing will stop Elmer from rescuing the dragon! This oversized deluxe edition—featuring fourcolor illustrated end papers and a note from the author—celebrates the 60th anniversary of a beloved book.
About the Author
Ruth Stiles Gannett wrote My Father’s Dragon just a few years after her graduation from Vassar College in 1944. It was an immediate success and was soon followed by two sequels. She lives in upstate New York.