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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.
Ruth Stiles Gannett wrote My Father's Dragon just a few years after her graduation from Vassar College in 1944. Learn more about this copy.
Author Ruth Stiles Gannett 's stand-alone sequel, Elmer and the Dragon, and her third volume, The Dragons of Blueland . Book Description Bt Bound, 1999. School & Library Binding.
Ages 4 to 8). From the Inside Flap: 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.
Ruth Stiles Gannett Kahn (born August 12, 1923) is an American children's writer best known for My Father's Dragon and its two sometimes called the My Father's Dragon or the Elmer and the Dragons series or trilogy. Gannett graduated from City and Country School in Greenwich Village, New York City, in the class of 1937. There, she recalled in 2012, "she benefited from being 'allowed and encouraged to write for fun' at certain times of the day".
School & Library Binding: 320 pages. A vibrant and compellingly original vision of flaming dragons rising in the skies to combat an ancient foe that returns to menace their home. Dragonflight has justly remained among the most cherished of SciFi & Fantasy classics because it deftly blends both genres, and because it introduced our world to McCaffrey's captivating world of Pern.
The Dragons of Blueland (My Father's Dragon). Published June 5th 2008 by Paw Prints 2008-06-05. Library Binding, 78 pages. Author(s): Ruth Stiles Gannett.
The dragons of Blueland. Book in the My Father's Dragon Series). For use in schools and libraries only. by Ruth Stiles Gannett.
7. The Dragons of Blueland. The dragon woke up with a start, and then smiled at the friendly cows. Why, that's my whole family-my six sisters, seven brothers and my dear gigantic mother and father. I'm the only one left to save them
7. 8. To Spiky Mountain Ridge. I'm a baby dragon," he explained, "and I'm on my way home to the great high mountains of Blueland. But what are you doing in our culvert?" asked a cow. "I'm hiding. I'm the only one left to save them. But why didn't they fly away?"
School & Library Binding: 48 pages. Publisher: Turtleback Books (June 15, 1988). We started with Inga Moore's beautifully illustrated version of The Reluctant Dragon, discovered at the library, but it turned out to be abridged (which does have its advantages for younger readers
School & Library Binding: 48 pages. We started with Inga Moore's beautifully illustrated version of The Reluctant Dragon, discovered at the library, but it turned out to be abridged (which does have its advantages for younger readers. This is the real thing, with the full original text. I had to walk my then 5yo son through it the first time, but he has taken it off and read it by himself many times since. The classic fantasy trilogy of Elmer Elevator and the flying baby dragon has delighted children and their parents for generations. A Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, My Father's Dragon is followed by Elmer and the Dragon ("rich, humorous, and thoroughly satisfying") and The Dragons of Blueland ("ingenious and plausible, the fantasy well-sustained"). Each story stands alone, but read in succession, they are an unforgettable experience.