I Am a Dragon!: A Squabble & a Quibble (Hardcover)
July/August 2023 Kids Indie Next List
“There’s a lot packed into this picture book: believing what someone tells you, listening to others and acknowledging them, controlling your anger, and being kind. A great, engaging story time book — whether you’re a frog or a dragon!”
— Dea Lavoie, Second Star to the Right Children's Books, Denver, CO
A grumpy dragon gets fired up when he is mistaken for a Very Large Frog in this laugh-out-loud picture book perfect for fans of Mo Willems and Jon Klassen!
A squad of frogs is excited when they spot a Very Big Frog in their pond. But when the creature says that he isn’t a frog, the frogs insist that he’s the one who is wrong.
What happens when the creature has had enough of the frogs’ quibbling?
Find out in this pitch-perfect, hilarious read-aloud about misunderstandings, imagination, forgiveness, and friendship!
The exuberant cartoons and the arguments are so well-crafted that children will be eager to turn every page. This is a funny book with a childlike cast, a rousing bonfire at the finale, and dragon-toasted marshmallows for everyone. Even if it’s all imaginary, it’s a delight — School Library Journal (starred review)
A funny tale with a much-needed lesson. — Kirkus Reviews
This empathic story of standing tall and fiery in the face of biased groupthink is also wonderfully funny: Hahn (Pineapple Princess) shows impeccable timing across the all-dialogue prose, hitting each comic beat along the way. — Publishers Weekly
Laugh-out-loud funny for kids. An enjoyable read-aloud choice. — Booklist