A Book Dragon

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Nonesuch, the nex in a line of dragons, uses his unique ability to change in size to survive for six centuries, during which time he observes such different humans as a medieval monk, an eighteenth-century London chemist, and a modern American bookseller.
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Published 1987 by MacMillan of Canada
Original Title of the Book
A Book Dragon
Number of Pages
197

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A tragedy! This charming, charming tale is the retelling of a dragon who becomes obsessed with watching a monk illuminate beautiful book.

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Years from now the butterflies will remember that once a small dragon came to their pool. " " It took him only a few ays to learn to read.

It might seem an unbelievably short time; but you should remember that many animals must learn things much faster than humans can.

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The adventures take the reader through the ages, and hildren will be in wonderment at the escription of plague-stricken London and caves full of treasure.This is the thin of tory that allows us to remember the innocence of childhood, while treasuring the love of books.

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How she left him and he learned how to grow smaller as well as larger, and how he came to regard an illuminated Book of Hours as his treasure, and what he had to do to guard it.The interior art is something else.

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I loved Nonesuch so much, he was sexy and the pat he saw the world “ His ” people and “ His ” treasure was a sweet and refreshing narrative.

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