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Dragon's Extraordinary Egg

Title

Dragon's Extraordinary Egg

Authors

Debi Gliori

Illustrator

Debi Gliori

Publisher

Bloomsbury

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780802737595

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal fantasy

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A dragon finds an abandoned egg and lovingly raises the hatchling as her own, although Little One is very different from the baby dragons, and when disaster strikes it is the small, feathered hatchling that saves the day.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adoptive parents; adopted child; interracial adoption; interspecies adoption

Main Character

male penguin

Race/Ethnicities

Dragons / Penguins

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Chickadee Award, 2016
100 Magnificent Children's Books, 2014 Picture Book
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 2014
New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2014 Picture Book

Keywords

mother and child; dragons; penguins; individuality; egg; hatching; volcano

Diversity Impact

direct

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