A group of friends set out to save magical creatures from a cruel queen and her wicked soldiers in the first book in the brand-new Secret Rescuers chapter book series.
When Sophy finds a little lost dragon named Cloudy, she knows he’s in danger. It will take all the courage she can muster—and a little bit of magic—to keep the baby dragon safe. But what if there are other creatures in danger? It looks like Sophy’s going to need some friends to help her with her secret rescues…
In this story, the kingdom’s rulers are scared of dragons and other magical creatures because they don’t fully understand them. Talk to your child about how learning more about things we’re nervous about can help us fear them less.
Discuss how serving others often results in a ripple effect of kind deeds, like when Sophy helps the dragons and they return the favor.
This intermediate read (including some illustrations) is fun and entertaining for kids, and it also teaches a great lesson. The main message of this story is to do what you know to be right, even when it might be frowned upon by others. In this story, the kingdom’s rulers are scared of dragons and other magical creatures because they don’t fully understand them, and Sophy chooses to do what she believes is right—helping the storm dragon.