Gondra has inherited traits from both her eastern (Asian) dragon dad and western (European) dragon mom and enjoys them all — even when her mother and father tease one another lovingly about their differences. She's especially happy that she's a combination of both, because that means she can grow up to be exactly the dragon she wants to be.
Newbery medalist Linda Sue Park and rising star artist Jennifer Black Reinhardt have created a sparkling, magical tribute to uniqueness, multicultural families, and self-love in this charming picture book.
"The parents engage in some friendly rivalry about their respective backgrounds: Mom thinks her husband’s mist 'seems... um... pretty boring'; Dad points out that he never complains about tired wings during a flight. But their mutual adoration of Gondra makes her proud to embody qualities from both of her parents — and confident that she’ll grow up to be a dragon living on her own terms. Writing in the chatty voice of her protagonist, Park (Yaks Yak) captures the easygoing, day-to-day intimacy of a family animated and anchored by unconditional love." — Publishers Weekly
|Recommended Age||5 - 8|
|Author||Linda Sue Park|
|Illustrator||Jennifer Black Reinhardt|
|Publication Date||Apr 2, 2019|