Dragonbreath (Dragonbreath #1)

 
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Dragonbreath (Dragonbreath #1)
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10+
Release Date
June 11, 2009
ISBN
0803733631
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It's not easy for Danny Dragonbreath to be the sole mythical creature in a school for reptiles and amphibians?especially because he can?t breathe fire like other dragons (as the school bully loves to remind him). But having a unique family comes in handy sometimes, like when his sea-serpent cousin takes Danny and his best iguana friend on a mindboggling underwater tour, complete with vomiting sea cucumbers and giant squid. It sure beats reading the encyclopedia to research his ocean report . . .Using a hybrid of comic-book panels and text, Ursula Vernon introduces an irresistible set of characters with a penchant for getting themselves into sticky situations. It?s perfect for both the classroom and the Wimpy Kid set.

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This is the story of a little dragon Harry who hasn't quite learned to breath fire yet.  His best friend is a salamander who wears glasses.  An unlikely pair - Harry is wild and adventurous, Wendell is quiet and reserved.  When Harry gets an F on a report about the ocean, in which he made up a sea creature and listed fake facts about it, he decides to visit his cousin Edward, a sea serpent to get information direct from the source about the sea.  Wendell's tags along unhappily and soon they are eating breath mints that will let them stay underwater with Edward for long periods of time.  They run into a lot of interesting sea creatures (all explained a little, so the book is a little educational) and some dangerous ones as well.  At the end of the day, Harry has plenty enough info for his report and finishes it in time.  It's cute with some pages full comic book style, some pages just words and some pages half and half.  There is plenty of humor in the book also.  Cute. 
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