My Father's Dragon
An old alley cat convinces the narrator's father to rescue a baby dragon being used as a ferry by the animals of faraway Wild Island. With chewing gum, toothpaste, lollipops, and ribbons, the little boy keeps lions and tigers from eating him as he tries to rescue the little dragon.
- John Newbery Medal 1949 (Honor Title)
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9780394914381