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When a Dragon Comes to Stay

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Loved every thing about this book. Love the rhyming style and the cute easy to understand message the book trues to convey. Perfect for ay early education classroom
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Cute little story with short, rhyming verses, that appeals to younger children.
 Cute illustrations too - great book
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Snappy dialog and adorable illustrations make this a perfect story book for your little ones. For bedtime or just calm down time, children will want to hear it again and again. A winner!
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A sweet story encouraging good behavior, told through warm illustrations and playful rhymes. My four year-old enjoyed the book.
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This is a cute, short story about a little dragon who comes to stay, play, and who always has the best manners. It's not very deep, but the drawings are cute.
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This is a cute rhyming story about a dragon’s manners. 

I just reviewed When a Dragon Comes to Stay by Caryl Hart. #WhenaDragonComestoStay #NetGalley 
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Caryl Hart did a wonderful job creating a book to help younger readers learn manners. I loved how dragon came and showed lots of ways to be polite when visiting someone's house. The dragon was always kind and modeled to the little readers how to wait your turn, eat politely, and show calm manners when playing. The illustrations were soft and adorable. They fit the story perfectly.
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I was provided a free copy of this book from @netgalley in exchange for my honest review.
This was a cute book for children helping them understand manners by showing the things the dragon shouldn't do! The illustrations were fun, and included small details that was fun to look at and talk about with my daughter. It came out last week, so if you have any little ones in your life, keep an eye out for this one!
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A very charming book teaching kids about having good manners through the sneaky guise of telling you how lovely dragons are and what good manners they have. The illustrations are also darling.
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When A Dragon Comes to Stay is such a charming storybook. Rhymes are practically a must for me when it comes to picture books and Caryl Hart weaves delightful ones as she shares this story of manners. Much like dinosaurs, dragons are thought to be fearsome creatures and instantly make everything better. It's fun to see a book share just how polite they are while teaching young ones by their marvelous example. The illustrations by Rosalind Beardshaw are so gorgeous and endearing. I would highly recommend this book
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I loved everything about this book. It would be perfect for my little one. This story uses a cute little dragon to help show good manners and behaviors. 

I really liked the illustrations for this book, they are colorful and cute. Perfect for a cozy book to read with your children. 

Thank you to Netgalley for the e-ARC.
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Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for providing this book in exchange for an honest review.

This was so CUTE!! I was feeling quite sad but reading this with my niece made me feel much better. She loved it too.
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When a Dragon Comes to Stay, by Caryl Hart with illustrations by Rosalind Beardshaw, is a cute, simple little story teaching good manners to little ones through a combination of adorable, round, brightly-colored illustrations and a delightfully rhyming text. A fun read-aloud for bedtime or storytime.

Thank you to NetGalley and Magination Press for the advance review copy.
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I loved this book for my 4 year old! It is honestly the cutest book about manners and it is not over his head. Just basic manners with the cutest dragon. And if a dragon can do it so can you! I will be adding this to our personal collection as well as our libraries collection.
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A cute little book that describes what and how a dragon should act. Of course the child is meant to take the leap that they are the same as the dragon and should or should act the way the dragon does. Or perhaps it’s also the leap of how to act when a friend comes to visit. Honestly, if I can’t determine the difference between the two and read between the lines to know what message the book is trying to teach, I’m not certain that a young child would. But the illustrations are adorable and the book is cute.
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~ Thanks to NetGalley and American Psychological Association / Magination Press for providing me with an ARC in exchange for an honest review ~

*Please note that this review was delayed due to a period of health complications

This is by far one of the best, most engaging picture books I've seen this year. I was having so much fun reading it that I actually started reading it aloud to my boyfriend with my best Playschool-esque voice. It is fantastically age appropriate, the art is so sweet and bright, and I'm always a softie for a good rhyme. In fact, I'm so impressed by this book that I've decided to get it for a friend's daughter whose second birthday is on the way. 

For anyone wondering just what a dragon might be doing in your home, this story demonstrates that they are excellent house guests, and their good behaviour may in turn influence one's children to behave just as well. 10/10 will read again.
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OH! what a sweet story! I think littles will enjoy this tale of a well behaved little dragon. It's a bedtime story that isn't too long, but a satisfying  length with wonderful accompanying illustrations.  Who doesn't love a story with a draqon?  And it rhymes- good time to explain poetry. Great story, Caryl Hart!
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This is a wonderful book for a classroom read or to have in your home library. A dragon comes to play and everyone shows the dragon the correct way to act. To not mess around with things but to play nicely. Also, the dragon does everything that the children do.
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A lovely picture book to remind small children of manners and of being grateful. As a parent, I loved the message. The pictures are adorable, all in curves, and dragons are usually a hit. But for some reason my kids weren't too much into it. It's obviously subjective, but they haven't asked for that story again and didn't want it when I suggested it.
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Thanks to American Psychological Association + Magination Press for the review copy (via NetGalley) of "When a Dragon Comes to Stay" by Caryl Hart, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw. 

Ahhh the super sweet illustrations, the poetic cadence of the words, and the gentle reminders about behavior expectations in different situations. "When a Dragon Comes to Stay" is super reminiscent of the "How Do Dinosaurs..." series, but much calmer and gentler.  A perfect addition to any library.
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