Ben desperately wants a pet, but his dad won't let him have one. So what happens when Ben brings home Rascal the dragon? A beginner book from acclaimed Australian author, Paul Jennings. Ages 3-6.
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Paul Jennings is a phenomenon in the world of children's books. He has written more than one hundred stories, and sales of his books exceed 6.7 million copies. Since the publication of Unreal in 1985, he has been entertaining children of all ages with his tales of the strange and the fantastic, encouraging them to become enthusiastic, skilled readers. Paul has been voted 'favourite author' by children in Australia over forty times and has won every children's choice award in the country including the Young Australians Best Book Award (YABBA) an amazing 15 times and the Kids Own Australian Literature Award (KOALA) 6 times. He is a 10-time winner of the Kids Reading Oz Choice Award (KROC) and in 2001 he was awarded the COOL Award for Coolest Book of the Decade for The Paw Thing. Paul Jennings worked as a special-education teacher, then speech pathologist, then became a university lecturer before turning to full-time writing. Helping children learn to read, particularly those with difficulties, has been a huge motivator throughout his career. In 1995 Paul was appointed a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to children s literature.From AudioFile:
This short but entertaining story is excellent for early readers/listeners. Ben wants a dragon the same way most kids long for a pet dog. When Dad keeps refusing Ben's request, Ben cleverly finds an important use for the dragon, should the family get one. Narrator Rebecca Macauley, as always, enhances Jennings's unique stories with her rich, childlike Australian accent. This audiobook includes original music, a read-along edition (but no book), and a version with only the narrator's voice. This is the perfect solution for youngsters who want to hear a favorite story again and again. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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