The pet dragon : a story about adventure, friendship, and Chinese characters /Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 31 cm.ISBN: 9780061577765 (trade bdg.) :; 0061577766 (trade bdg.); 9780061577772 (lib. bdg.); 0061577774 (lib. bdg.).Title notes: $16.99 3-2009 (si)Subject(s): Dragons -- Fiction | Pets -- Fiction | Witches -- Fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Fiction | Chinese characters -- Fiction | Dragons -- Juvenile fiction | Pets -- Juvenile fiction | Witches -- Juvenile fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction | Chinese characters -- Juvenile fictionSummary: 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.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>Meet Lin and her pet dragon!</p> <p>When the dragon mysteriously disappears, Lin sets off on a journey to find her best friend . . . and readers set off on a journey of learning and discovery.</p> <p>By ingeniously integrating written Chinese characters into the illustrations as the story progresses, Christoph Niemann has created a book that is engrossing, unique, and memorable. The Pet Dragon is a playful introduction to the fascinating world of Chinese language and culture . . . and a terrific story to share with children everywhere.</p> <p>You are invited to join Lin for an adventure you will not soon forget!</p>
$16.99 3-2009 (si)
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.