I'm a Fire Breather!
Meet a Dragon
From the Series Monster Buddies
Meet Alice. She’s a dragon! She breathes fire as she flies overhead. She likes her humans crispy! But don’t worry. Alice isn’t real. She’s one of the monsters you meet in stories. She just wants to tell you about dragons. Find out where dragons store their treasure. Learn about dragons’ special powers. And meet different kinds of dragons from around the world. You’ll have a sizzling good time with this monster buddy!
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Reading Counts! Level||2.5|
|Text Type||Informational Fiction|
|BISACS||JUV012030, JUV058000, JUV002270|
|Dimensions||8.1875 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||L|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.8|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||166506|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Reviewed, Starred Reviews, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Connection
“[A] wonderfully inventive series. . . . The multicultural approach creates opportunities for students to make connections and gain deeper understandings. . . . Media specialists and teachers can use these to introduce genre units, and they are sure to attract browsers.”―starred, School Library Connection
Author: Shannon Knudsen
Shannon Knudsen has written books for young readers about elephants, mayors, the explorer Leif Eriksen, the reporter Nellie Bly, and many other topics. She lives with her cat and her dog in Arizona.
Illustrator: Renée Kurilla
Renee Kurilla is an illustrator, dabbling author, and Lead Artist at FableVision Studios. She got her start in animation working as a character designer on the Discovery Kids TV adaptation of Time Warp Trio. She has since illustrated many books for kids including Margarita Engle's Tree Dancers: Orangutanka (2015) and Stuart J. Murphy's I See I Learn (4 titles, 2010). Her work at FableVision has contributed to multiple honors, including the graphic novel Zebrafish (2008), a Junior Library Guild selection, and the Ranger Rick's Tree House App for the National Wildlife Federation, which won a 2013 Parents' Choice Award. Renée lives just outside Boston, MA with her husband and fluffy cat, her primary sketchbook inspiration.
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Putting a fun twist on a spooky subject, Monster Buddies introduces young readers to scary creatures of legend. Lively first-person text covers each monster’s basic features, famous examples, and variations from around the world, while bright, kid-friendly… View available downloads →