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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.


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Three Tales of My Father's Dragon
Written by Ruth Stiles Gannett
eBook

The classic fantasy trilogy of Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon has delighted children and their parents for generations. Now, on the occasion of their fiftieth anniversary, Random House is proud to bring the three timeless tales together in one beautiful commemorative edition, complete with the original delightful illustrations.  A Newbery... Read More
 





The Dragons of Blueland
Written by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Trade Paperback

The third volume of the  My Father's Dragon trilogy, this adventure may be enjoyed on its own. Here, the baby dragon summons Elmer to help save his family from hunters. "Elmer's plan is ingenious and plausible, the fantasy well-sustained."--(starred) Library Journal.   Read More
 





The Dragons of Blueland
Written by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Trade Paperback

In this third and final installment of the classic My Father's Dragon trilogy, Boris, the baby dragon, is excited to be heading home to Blueland and looks forward to reuniting with his family. Read More
 





Elmer and the Dragon
Written by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Trade Paperback

In this sequel to My Father's Dragon. Elmer and Boris's island hopping adventures continue. Read More
 





Elmer and the Dragon
Written by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Trade Paperback

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. Read More
 





My Father's Dragon
Written by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Trade Paperback

When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon.

This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Stories) in Appendix B

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My Father's Dragon
Written by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Trade Paperback

When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon.

This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Stories) in Appendix B Read More
 





Three Tales of My Father's Dragon
Written by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Hardcover

The classic fantasy trilogy of Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon has delighted children and their parents for generations. Now, on the occasion of their fiftieth anniversary, Random House is proud to bring the three timeless tales together in one beautiful commemorative edition, complete with the original delightful illustrations.  A Newbery... Read More
 





The Book of Dragons
Written by E. Nesbit
Illustrated by H. R. Millar
Introduction by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Hardcover

Discover the classics with Looking Glass Library, a series that offers the world’s finest literature, with introductions by some of the foremost writers of today.

In eight highly imaginative tales, beloved children’s author E. Nesbit gives us an extraordinary view of how dragons can shape the fates of princes, queens, and ordinary... Read More
 





The Book of Dragons
Written by E. Nesbit
Illustrated by H. R. Millar
Introduction by Ruth Stiles Gannett
eBook

Discover the classics with Looking Glass Library, a series that offers the world’s finest literature, with introductions by some of the foremost writers of today.

In eight highly imaginative tales, beloved children’s author E. Nesbit gives us an extraordinary view of how dragons can shape the fates of princes, queens, and ordinary... Read More
 

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