There Was an Old Dragon Who Swallowed a Knight

DRAGON cover

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Kind Words and Awards

Random House Children’s Books (2015) Illustrated by Ben Mantle No matter how many swallowed-fly titles you own, this one belongs on your shelf too.Kirkus
The author has used a broad range of words—savory, shady, fattens, tassel, guzzled, bloat, quote, perchance, amass, and billow. These will add depth to the young listener’s vocabulary. — School Library Journal

*Sunshine State Young Readers Award Jr. List 2015-2016

              *Washington Children’s Choice Picture Book Award Nominee 2017

*Named Best in Rhyme 2015 in conjunction with the Rhyming Picture Book Revolution Conference

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*THERE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT was included in Scholastic Reading Clubs in February of 2017 and is available at Scholastic Book Fairs.
*THERE WAS AN OLD DRAGON WHO SWALLOWED A KNIGHT was published in the UK in December of 2016. The illustrator, Ben Mantle, resides in the UK, so that makes this especially exciting.
Thanks to KidLit TV, this episode of Read Out Loud was filmed during The Rhyming Picture Book Revolution Conference at KidLit TV HQ.

KidLit TV’s Read Out Loud series features many authors reading their books and is perfect for parents, teachers, and librarians. Use these readings for nap time, story time, bedtime … anytime!

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