Picture Books ~ Dragons
Ruby, imagining herself a Knight of the Round Table, accepts King
Arthur's challenge to solve the mystery of the disappearing realm,
coming up against a giant, a dragon, and a wizard in the course of
her quest. 1983.
Old MacDonald Had A Dragon
The new dragon on Old MacDonald's farm puts all the other animals,
and the farmer, in peril. 2012.
When his older brothers tease him for believing in dragons, Max, who is
desperately searching for words that rhyme, teaches his siblings a
valuable lesson in the power of imagination--and rhyming words! 2008.
Follow the adventures of Herb and meathook when the knights of Castle
Dark decide that the time has come to rid their land of man-eating
A small mouse named Chopsticks, who lives on a floating restaurant in
China, becomes friends with a carved wooden dragon who wants to fly. 2006.
A counting book that relates what happens when teo dragons go to the
doctor's office at Three Bug Street to get four vaccinations. 1992.
Me and My Dragon: Scared of Halloween
A boy tries to find the perfect Halloween costume for his pet dragon, so
they can go trick-or-treating together. 2013.
The physical handicaps of an almost blind and deaf horse are a decided
advantage when it comes to dragon fighting. 1967.
A humble artist agrees to confront the terrifying dragon that threatens to
destroy his village. 1997.
De Paola, Tomie
A knight who has never fought a dragon and an equally inexperienced dragon
prepare to meet each other in battle. 1980.
A Gold Star For Zog
Each year, as Zog practices new skills learned at Madam Dragon's school,
a little girl helps him out until one day he finds a way to help make her
dream come true for herself, a new friend, and Zog. 2012.
East Dragon, West Dragon
East Dragon and West Dragon are suspicious of one another although they
have never met, but when the western king is captured in the Eastern Kingdom
and West Dragon goes to rescue him, they find they have much in common. 2012.
At bedtime, Cedric the dragon wants his mother to read his favorite book again,
and again, and again. 2013.
A very small boy is afraid of the dark, especially when the shadow under his
bed becomes a fierce dragon. He soon learns, however, that even dragons
have their gentle side. 1988.
Despite the objections of his very serious parents, Prince Ernest longs to
become a jester, and this helps him in an encounter with a three-headed
When a lonely dragon follows a trail of princess tears, a beautiful friendship
is born. They march and sing, roar and whisper, hide and seek, then settle
into snug companionship at bedtime. 2012.
A young dragon finds a boy and introduces him to his family, friends, and
teacher, but it is clear that the boy would like to return to his faraway
Sallie's class is supposed to be raising chicks as a science project, but
although Argus, the large, green, scaly creature that hatches from her egg,
causes all sorts of trouble she worries about him when he disappears. 2011.
No princess is around to be fed to the dragon so Little Oscar's name is pulled
from the hat. Learn how the boy's cleverness comes to his rescue! 2010.
A young boy enlists the help of a dragon to persuade his mother to let him
have a dog as a pet. 2004.
Introduces the numbers one through ten as a group of young dragons play
together and alone. 1985.
Laury, Jean Ray
When Benjamin is afraid to go to bed by himself, he is comforted by the special
quilt his grandmother makes for him. Includes instructions and patterns for
making the quilt featured in the story. 1990.
One Drowsy Dragon
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As one dragon tries to take a nap, his ten little dragons, in increasing numbers,
disturb his sleep by making milk shakes, screaming at scary movies, and playing
loud games. 2010.
A dashing knight decides it's time to impress the golden-haired princess. All he
needs is a dragon to show off his marvelous talents. One day, a huge dragon
appears on the horizon, smoke pouring from his nostrils. Immediately, the knight
orders his squire to fetch his armor. But will he get dressed in time--or is this
knight more interested in appearances than action? After much waiting, the
golden-haired princess decides to tame that fire-breathing beast herself! 2005.
While visiting a magical duck pond, Teddy overcomes his fear of dragons with
the help of his new friend, the Chinese Princess doll. 1985.
Dragons all of shapes, sizes and colors are featured in this fantastical book
about the diverse appearances, talents, and skills of these amazing mythical
creatures and the lands over which they rule. 2009.
Princess Elizabeth, robbed of her beautiful clothes and her fiancé by a fierce
dragon, dons a paper bag and marches off to rescue her prince, only to realize
he is not worthy of her efforts. 1980.
Lionel and the Book of Beasts
As young King Lionel turns the pages of his magical book, a hungry red dragon
and other creatures in the illustrations come to life. 2006.
The Pet Dragon
When Lin's beloved pet dragon disappears, she searches for him far and wide
until a witch helps her to reach the dragon's new home. Introduces a different
Chinese character on each step of Lin's adventure. 2008.
A farmer's young daughter shares numerous adventures with the dragon that
she raises from infancy. 1998.
Although he comes from a fierce family, Droofus is a good dragon undeserving
of the price the king puts on his head. 1971.
While out for a walk with her mom, a little girl has the surprise of her life, she
meets a real, live, fire-breathing dragon! Now this dragon is nothing to be afraid
of, in fact, he's so friendly that she invites him home for tea. But their afternoon
snack is suddenly interrupted when the dragon sneezes and sets the table ablaze.
Luckily, the girl knows just what to do, and she teaches her new friend to be fire
smart, too. 1999.
Dragon wakes up groggy and does everything wrong all day long. 1991.
George and his dragon are back in this magical adventure to save a fairytale
kingdom from two terrible troll twins. Can George save the day? 2008.
Robertson, M. P.
George hatches a dragon from a strange egg that he finds and then faces the
challenge of raising him properly. 2001.
George and his old friend the dragon try to rescue a baby dragon from a
Dragons Love Tacos
Explores the love dragons have for tacos, and the dangers of feeding them
them anything with spicy salsa. 2012.
Long ago the people of China lived, worked, and fought under the protection
of guardian spirits that took on the appearance of animals, but the children
grew tired of war and created a new spirit to protect all the people and bring
The Sunflower Sword
In a land marked by endless fighting between knights and dragons, a mother
gives her eager little boy a sunflower rather than the sword he requests, and
when he wields it against a real dragon, new understanding begins. 2011.
Emma's grandfather, newly arrived from China, introduces her to the power
of dragons. 1984.
Alex and his friends discover Duncan, the dragon, on the beach. Duncan
has a dreadful cold which has put out his fire, Can the children help him
get itback? 1988.
When a dragon snatches the youngest of seven talented Chinese sisters,
the other six come to her rescue. 2003.
When Tonlu tries to steal a pearl from the Cloud Dragons' treasure in order
to help her father pay his debts, she finds herself resolving a dispute
about soup recipes. 1996.
Bobby takes his matchbox containing an awesome secret to school, where
the class slowly and horrifyingly becomes involved with the contents. 1988.
Elephant Joe, Brave Knight!: A Tale of Knightly Chivalrousness
Knights Elephant Joe and Zebra Pete are tasked with rescuing the king's
crown from the Dark Knight, who is guarded by a fierce dragon. 2011.
George the mouse unintentionally rids the kingdom of a ferocious dragon. 2006.
In the morning, dragons wake up, tumble out of bed, and get ready to fly into
the sky. 2012.