The Little Girl and the Dragon by Else Holmelund Minarik

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A dragon escapes from a storybook and proceeds to swallow up all of a little girl's toys.
 

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Else Holmelund Minarik was born in Denmark on September 13, 1920. When she was four years old, she immigrated to the United States with her family. She received a B.A. from Queens College in 1942. She worked as reporter for the Daily Sentinel before becoming a first grade teacher and recognized the need for children's books with simple words. Her first book, Little Bear, was published in 1957 with illustrations by Maurice Sendak. She wrote over 40 children's books during her lifetime including No Fighting, No Biting!, Little Bear's Visit, The Little Giant Girl and the Elf Boy, A Kiss for Little Bear, Percy and the Five Houses, and Little Bear and the Marco Polo. She died of complications from a recent heart attack on July 12, 2012 at the age of 91. David T. Wenzel has added his imaginative touch to many strange and delightful beings in a variety of books for children and adults. He lives in Connecticut with his wife and two sons.
 
Published August 1, 1991 by Greenwillow. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Once again the little bear of Else Minarik and Maurice Sendak (illustrator) proves himself to be as wistful and tender a little creature as exists in the child's library.

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A brief encounter between a little giant girl and an elf boy, both sent to ather flowers by their respective mothers, ends with a sigh and the uninspired words "we can't all be the same size".

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The author of Little Bear (1957) concocts a wry modern fable.

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