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Picture Book
Pages: 32
Themes: Sand sculptures, magic, dragons
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/03/2006
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A girl and a boy watch a stranger build a dragon in the sand.
The dragon must wait for the night tide to set it free. But there is danger on the beach. As the sea crawls closer, other children come. They jump and play and the dragon begins to dissolve beneath their feet. The boy and the girl must keep the dragon safe until the sea can free him.

TUSD - March 6, 2007
"Children who have visited the beach will enjoy this fanciful book."
Resource Links - April 1, 2006
"Lee's language is poetic and playful." "An interesting and visually appealing book, suitable for sharing one-on-one."
CM Magazine - March 17, 2006
"An enjoyable book, well told and well illustrated. Something to read at bedtime: for happy dreams of dragons being brought to life."


Chocolate Lily nominee  | 2007 | Short-listed

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