Dear Dragon's Fun with Shapes by Margaret Hillert

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A boy and his pet dragon look at shapes such as squares, circles, and triangles, and then go outside to find shapes in nature and objects.

About Margaret Hillert

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Margaret Hillert has written over 80 books for children who are just learning to read. Her books have been translated into many languages and have helped children throughout the world learn to read. She first started writing poetry as a child and has continued to write for children and adults throughout her life. As a first grade teacher, Margaret realized that the books available for students just learning to read were beyond their comprehension. She then began to write her easy readers and poetry for children. Her first collection of poetry Father Than Far was published in 1969. Her many awards include the Chicago Children's Reading Round Table Annual Award for outstanding contributions to the field of children's literature. Other honors include the David W. Longe Prize and the Michigan Bookwoman of the Year Award. A teacher for 34 years, she is now retired and lives in Michigan where she continues to write stories and poetry.
Published January 15, 2013 by Norwood House Press. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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K-Gr 1—These titles offer new episodes in Hillert's classic series about a little boy and his dragon sidekick. These releases may attract another generation to the books, though some new packaging might have been used to update the oddly old-fashioned illustrations with a livelier style for today...

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