Oscar and the Very Hungry Dragon by Ute Krause

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The book’s size and style would make it ideal for a story time, but the tropes Krause conforms to will turn off feminist readers.
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It’s time to feed the dragon! But this year the village is out of princesses. So the villagers send Oscar, a not so plump little boywho would rather COOK dinner than BE dinner.Putting his culinary skills to the test, Oscar shows the dragon that filet mignon and banana splits are much more delicious than princesses and children. Ute Krause’s captivating artwork and engaging story create a recipe for reading

 

About Ute Krause

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Ute Krause was born in Berlin but grew up in many countries, including Turkey,Nigeria, India, and the United States as well as Germany. She studied film and television drama, and now makes short films, documentaries, and commercials. She also draws cartoons and writes film scripts. She is the author of more than sixty children's books published in Germany and throughout the world.
 
Published September 1, 2010 by NorthSouth. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.
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NY Journal of Books

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Reviewed by Michelle Martinez on Oct 01 2015

The book’s size and style would make it ideal for a story time, but the tropes Krause conforms to will turn off feminist readers.

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