Raising Dragons

by Jerdine Nolen and Elise Primavera

Why hatch chicks when you can raise dragons?

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152165369
  • ISBN-10: 0152165363
  • Pages: 40
  • Publication Date: 09/01/2002
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

When a dragon hatches on her pa’s farm, a young girl finds a best friend. At first Ma and Pa are wary of Hank, but it’s not long before they see him as their daughter does--and welcome the baby dragon into their family. As it turns out, Hank is not cut out for farm life, but still, he warms the hearts of those around him and leaves a legacy that no one will ever forget.

About the author
Jerdine Nolen

JERDINE NOLEN is the author of the Bradford Street Buddies easy reader series and numerous picture books including Raising Dragons, Thunder Rose, Plantzilla, Harvey Potter's Balloon Farm, and Irene's Wish.

Elise Primavera

ELISE PRIMAVERA has illustrated more than twenty books for children, including Raising Dragons by Jerdine Nolen, a Christopher Award winner that was hailed as “magical” by Newsweek.


"A joyous tale of friendship and adventure."--School Library Journal

"This magical tale of friendship will send youngsters scurrying to find (or invent) a dragon of their own."--Los Angeles Times

[star]"Enchanting . . . Youngsters will hanker to go on this journey; it will set their imaginations soaring."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)