- Pat Farr
It's nice that your daughter likes a variety of things to read. I'll
try to suggest a number of titles that she might enjoy in each category
you mentioned. Most of them can be found in the Beginner Reader or
Juvenile Fiction sections of our library. In addition, traditional
fairy tales can be found in the Dewey Decimal numbers 398's.
KNIGHTS AND DRAGONS
Good Night, Good Knight / by Shelley Moore Thomas
A Good Knight helps three little dragons who are having trouble getting
My Father's Dragon / by Ruth Stiles Gannett
A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by
a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild
Pish and Posh / by Barbara Bottner and Gerald Kruglik
When Pish and Posh discover fairy magic, they face a series of wacky
Loretta and the Little Fairy / by Gerda Marie Scheidl
Loretta meets a young fairy who has misused her magic and been sent to
the human world to grow up.
The Unicorn and the Lake / by Marianna Mayer
When a serpent poisons the lake where all the animals drink, only the
unicorn has the power to save them.
Day of the Unicorn / by Mollie Hunter
A young boy's daydream transforms him into the fearless Sir Dauntless
and he sets out to capture a unicorn that has magically escaped from a
tapestry at Crag Castle.
Amelia Bedelia / by Peggy Parish
A literal-minded housekeeper causes chaos in the Rogers household when
she attempts to make sense of some instructions.
McBroom Tells a Lie / by Sid Fleischman
A farmer and his family save their farm by using a popcorn machine,
frozen sunlight, and jumping beans.
If you want to put any of these books on request for yourself, you can
go to our online library catalog
Also you might want to take a look at some of the online booklists for
more reading suggestions.
Pat Farr, Children's Librarian, Headquarters Library