Elmer and the Dragon

Elmer and the Dragon

By Ruth Stiles Gannett; Ruth Chrisman Gannett (Illustrator)

Random House Children's Books, Paperback, 9780394890494, 96pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 1987

Description

A stand-alone sequel to My Father's Dragon, in which Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon help the king of the canaries find treasure.



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, becoming a Newbery Honor Book, and was soon followed by two sequels, Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland. All three dragon stories have been continuously in print in the more than 40 years since their publication. The author's other books include Katie and the Sad Noise and The Wonderful House-Boat- Train. She is married to the artist and calligrapher Peter Kahn. They have seven daughters and seven grandchildren.

"From the Trade Paperback edition."



Ruth Stiles Gannett wrote "My Father's Dragon "just a few years after her graduation from Vassar College in 1944. She lives in Upstate New York.
Ruth Chrisman Gannett was already a well-established illustrator when she began collaboration with her stepdaughter on "My Father's Dragon."


Praise For Elmer and the Dragon

"Rich, humorous, thoroughly satisfying."--(starred) Library Journal.