The Different Dragon

by Jennifer Bryan

Paperback, 2011





Two Lives Publishing (2011), Edition: 1st, 32 pages


A bedtime story takes Noah on an amazing journey with his cat, where they meet a dragon who doesn't want to be scary and fierce.

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LibraryThing member AbigailAdams26
A picture-book with a purpose, The Different Dragon is a bedtime story within a bedtime story. Noah, a young boy with two mothers, enjoys a wonderful, and interactive, bedtime story with Go-Ma (one of his mothers), learning along the way that being different isn't just "OK," it's something to be welcomed.

While not quite as natural as Pija Lindebaum's recent Mini Mia and Her Darling Uncle in its incorporation of the theme of same-sex couples into its narrative, this picture book does have some charm as a bedtime story, and is never overwhelmed by its didactic purpose. It is a welcome addition to the all-too short list of picture books featuring same-sex parents.… (more)
LibraryThing member lycomayflower
I wasn't super taken with this story about a little boy and the story one of his mothers tells him about a dragon who is different. I did, however, really enjoy the way the boy and his mother tell the story together by her prompting him and him filling in the details he was interested it.


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32 p.; 8 inches


0967446864 / 9780967446868


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