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Screen Shot 2013-02-18 at 5.57.31 PMTreehorn is definitely shrinking.  His mother fails to notice as she’s more concerned with her cake deflating.  His father, teacher, bus driver, and principal all give the matter little thought or notice, only admonishing him to, “sit up straight!”  Poor Treehorn is left to sort out the mystery himself.  An alarmingly funny story.


Equal parts hilarity and exciting adventure, this 1948 classic chapter book tells the tale of a boy on a quest to rescue an overworked baby dragon from an island bristling with wild beasts.  The first in a trilogy that includes Elmer and the Dragon and The Dragons of Blueland.


James is a very picky eater. Luckily, his dad has enough outlandish stories to sway him to at least give things a try.  James wouldn’t want the troll chef whipping up mushroom lasagna in the basement to lose his job, would he?



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