Dragons Can Make Great Friends Dragons and dinosaurs fascinate children so they’re predisposed to love Dragons Are Real by Valerie Budayr and illustrated by Michael Welply. It delivers the full inside story on the fire-breathing beasts. Who knew dragons need friends and yearn to be a child’s BFF? Or that they crave sweets as much… Read More Dragons Can Make Great Friends! guest post from Author Gayle Swift
As you can tell from my past blog posts and books I have written…I LOVE Dragons! To me, Dragons are not the scary, fire-breathing beasts that fiction makes them out to be. The Dragons from my childhood were a fun-loving lot who craved sweets, loved to dance and the only thing they devoured was BOOKS 🙂… Read More Bright ideas for Celebrating Appreciate a Dragon Day (1/16/17)
So exciting! My book Dragons Are Real (illustrated by Michael Welply) has been named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2016! I’ve been asked how this wonderful and vibrant book “came to be.” Dragons are Real started as a chapter book for kids called Elsa’s Dragon. But I “wrote myself into a corner” and couldn’t… Read More Dragons are Real is named to Kirkus Reviews Best Indie Book of 2016!
BeachBoundBooks is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the charming children’s book written by Valarie Budayr and illustrated by Michael Welply, Dragons are Real. The tour will run from May 9 – May 30, 2016 About the Book Title: Dragons are Real | Author: Valarie Budayr | Illustrator: Michael Welply Publisher: Audrey Press | Publication Date: May 5, 2016 | Genre: Children’s Picture… Read More Dragons Are Real Blog Tour and Giveaway!
Disclosure: some of these links are affiliate links I’ve been doing a lot with dragons lately and in honor of my new book Dragons are Real (see the end of this post for the scoop) so I thought I’d share a little bit of our favorite dragon reads from our favorite dragon library. I started… Read More A Special #DragonsAreReal Dragon Booklist for Middle Readers
SO…I may, or may not be ::wink::wink:: a little preoccupied with dragons these days. Scroll to the bottom of this post and you will see why I believe #DragonsAreReal! BUT FIRST, let’s explore one of my favorite dragon-ish books that happens to be an extraordinary journey of myth, magic, and mystery. The book is Here,… Read More Imaginarium Geographica: Here There Be Dragons #DragonsAreReal
Disclosure: some of these links are affiliate links I’ve been doing a lot with dragons lately and in honor of my new book Dragons are Real so I thought I’d share a little bit of our favorite dragon reads from our favorite dragon library. You may not know this but Dragons love to read and… Read More An Extra Special A Dragon-themed Booklist for Beginning Readers