Tag Archives: Dragonfly Books

Fish is Fish

Author: Leo Lionni Publisher: Dragonfly Books Product Description Two best friends, a minnow and a tadpole, are practically inseparable until the tadpole grows legs and decides to explore the world beyond the pond. When the tadpole, now a frog, returns to tell his friend of the extraordinary things he’s seen, the minnow, now a fish, […]

A New Coat for Anna (Dragonfly Books)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Harriet Ziefert Publisher: Dragonfly Books Product Description Illus. in full color. “A fresh and moving story of a mother’s dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna’s mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of […]

How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Dragonfly Books)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Mark Teague Publisher: Dragonfly Books Product Description Some kids spend their summer vacation at camp. Some kids spend it at Grandma’s house. Wallace Bleff spent his out west…on a ride, a rope, and a roundup he’ll never forget.

Swimmy (Knopf Children’s Paperbacks)

Rating: (23 reviews) Author: Leo Lionni Publisher: Dragonfly Books Book Description Illus. in color. “An exquisite picture book. A little fish, the lone survivor of a school of fish swallowed by a tuna, devises a plan to camouflage himself and his new companions.”–(starred) School Library Journal.  

Happy New Year! / Kung-Hsi Fa-Ts’ai!

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Demi Publisher: Dragonfly Books Amazon.com “Happy Chinese New Year!” this lovely book exuberantly proclaims. Full of extraordinary, richly colorful illustrations resembling lacquered boxes, this book is as visually delicious as Demi’s previous books The Stonecutter and The Empty Pot. Children will love closely examining the flurry of activity associated with this […]

Grandfather Tang’s Story (Dragonfly Books)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Ann Tompert Publisher: Dragonfly Books Book Description “Drawing on a Chinese form of storytelling with seven shapes cut from a square of paper, Tompert recounts the tale of two fox fairies. Parker’s pen-and-watercolor art adds drama, while the tangram insets will motivate children to try their own versions.”–The Bulletin of the […]

Hello Baby!

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Publisher: Dragonfly Books Book Description Now in paperback, a picture book, told from a child’s perspective, about what to expect when Mom’s expecting.