Doctor Dan the Bandage Man (Little Golden Book)

by Helen Gaspard

Other authorsCorinne Malvern (Illustrator)
Hardcover, 2004



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Golden Books (2004), Edition: Illustrated, 24 pages


ONE OF THE most-requested Little Golden Books is back in print! Millions of baby boomers remember little Dan, who stops crying over a scratch as soon as Mother puts a bandage on it. Soon the dolls and teddy bears in Dan's house are wearing bandages, too. This charming story from the 1950s was so popular that it's now featured in the Smithsonian's permanent collection.

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LibraryThing member meastwold
This is a great story of a boy who gets help from his father then passes it on th others when they get hurt. Readers easily relate to the story and can compare themselves with Dan and the other children that may need help when they get a scraped knee.
LibraryThing member srgrammer
This book is about a little boy who hurt his finger in a cowboy fight in his back yard. His mommy took him in and cleaned the cut and put a bandaid on it. The next day his little sister's baby doll had a boo-boo and little Dan knew just what to do. He doctored her up by cleaning it and puting a
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bandaid on it. He also fixed the dog and his dad.
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LibraryThing member mercedesromero
Doctor Dan learns from his mother about how to take care of a scratch and then he takes care of his little sister when she gets hurt. Dan shows kids reading the book that scratches will be alright; you simply doctor yourself up and you're good as new!
LibraryThing member Desiree_Reads
Simply adorable. And so true to life.


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8 inches


037582880X / 9780375828805


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