Kenny & the Dragon
Kenny & the Dragon

Kenny & the Dragon

Written and illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi
Book #1 in the Kenny & The Dragon Series
8 - 11
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Aug 5, 2008
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What's This Book About

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What do you do when your new best buddy has been designated a scourge by the community and marked for imminent extermination? Just ask Kenny Rabbit. When the simple folks in the sleepy little village of Roundbrook catch wind that there’s a dragon running loose in the countryside, they get the wrong idea and the stage is set for a fight to the death. So it’s up to Kenny to give his neighbors front-row seats to one of the best-known battles in history – the legendary showdown between St. George and the dragon – without losing a friend in the fray.

What Kind of Book is Kenny & the Dragon

Primarily about

dragonsunlikely friendsstanding up for others

What Should I Know As a Parent

Families are unique and have different expectations for the books they choose to read. The following are concepts included in this book that some parents may wish to seek out or avoid.

Note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be concepts in this book that are not included or have been insufficiently or incorrectly detailed here.

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • Two of Kenny's best friends are enemies. What would you do if your two best friends didn't get along?
  • Kenny stands up for others. What impact does Kenny make, and how could you help stand up for others around you?


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Book Details

Publication Date
August 5, 2008
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Text Details
Letterpress Text
Illustration Details
Ticonderoga pencil and bond paper
Page Count
Words Per Page
Juvenile Reader
Reading Age
8 - 11 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
Lexile® Level
Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
ATOS® Book Level
Accelerated Reader Quiz
Accelerated Reader Interest Level

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