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    Max's Dragon (Hardback) By (author) Kate Banks, Illustrated by Boris Kulikov

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    DescriptionMax is looking for words that rhyme. His dragon is in his wagon - or was, for now its tail has left a trail, which Max follows. He finds an umbrella on the ground-- "Found, ground," he says, while his older brothers mock him for believing in dragons and sitting under an umbrella when it isn't even raining. But Max believes in possibilities--and when he can show his brothers not only a dragon in the stormy clouds but also a dinosaur, they begin to come round. When Max demonstrates the power of his rhyming words to tame the dinosaur and the dragon and make the rain come, he wins them over completely.With amusing wordplay and beguiling illustrations, Kate Banks and Boris Kulikov celebrate language and imagination in a collaboration that is bound to be oodles of fun for everyone.


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    Title
    Max's Dragon
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kate Banks, Illustrated by Boris Kulikov
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 258 mm
    Height: 264 mm
    Thickness: 9 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780374399214
    ISBN 10: 0374399212
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: SPO
    LC subject heading: ,
    Libri: I-CI
    BIC subject category V2: YFN
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: YXFM
    DC22: E
    B&T General Subject: 212
    B&T Book Type: EF
    BIC subject category V2: YFR
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T Approval Code: X01011000
    BISAC V2.8: JUV013070
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12300
    BISAC V2.8: JUV051000
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV009080
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV032040, JUV002270
    LC classification: PZ7.B22594 MAU 2008
    Edition statement
    First.
    Illustrations note
    colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Farrar Straus Giroux
    Imprint name
    Farrar Straus Giroux
    Publication date
    18 March 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Kate Banks and Boris Kulikov's "Max's Words" was a Children's Book Sense Pick and a "School Library Journal" Best Book of the Year. They also collaborated on "The Eraserheads." Ms. Banks has written many other books for young readers, including "And If the Moon Could Talk," winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and "The Night Worker," winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award. She lives in the South of France. Mr. Kulikov has illustrated a number of books for children and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
    Review quote
    ""Max's Dragon" may well intrigue a child just beginning to glimpse the possibility that words, like toys, if put together just so, can ignite a thrilling magic of their own." --"The New York Times Book Review" "Another winner from the pair that introduced Max in "Max's Words". Amusing wordplay and impish illustrations play off each other in perfect syncopation." --Starred, "Kirkus Reviews" "Suffused with a golden light... a celebration of child imagination wherein words do indeed have power." --"School Library Journal""" "The unusual perspectives in the bright, textured artwork greatly enhance the story's drama and, in the active spreads of endearing dragons and goofy dinosaurs, the blurring of the real and imagined worlds." --"Booklist""" "The playful couplets will keep early readers and listeners engaged and anticipating each new pair."" --The Horn Book""" "This is a great book, combining two things children will love to do, rhyme and imagine." "--Times Record News" "A wonderful introduction to poetry for young children." --Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast