LibriVox: My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Styles Gannett

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This audiobook is made from a respected kid’s fantasy book from 1948. It has a unusual narrative voice being the adventures of the narrator’s father. Even better the actual narrator of this audiobook is himself a kid! Yup, it’s made of pure awesomeness. Seriously, it’s got a drippy cat, a kid named Elmer Elevator, a baby dragon and 25 peanut butter sandwiches! What more do we need? Maybe seven tigers who love chewing gum? Check!

LibriVox - My Father's Dragon by Ruth Styles GannettMy Father’s Dragon
By Ruth Styles Gannett; Read by Gregory Holdsworth
10 Zipped MP3 Files or Podcast – Approx. 51 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Published: September 14, 2009
A story about a boy who befriends a cat and then sets off on an adventure to rescue a dragon.

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The eText version of this book is also available at the University Of Pennsylvania’s Digital Open Library’s website. It’s definitely worth checking out as each chapter of this book has wonderful illustrations! See it |HERE|.

You can’t build up a proper Fantasy world without giving your reader a map, so here it is:

My Father's Dragon - Map Of The Island Of Tangeria And Wild Island

Also check out the entry for this book, it details the history, sequels and filmic adaptation.

Posted by Jesse Willis

2 thoughts to “LibriVox: My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Styles Gannett”

  1. Fantastic book for your children! Love the fact that it is read by a child. I burned it onto a CD and my 6 yr old daughter listens to it as she goes to sleep. Awesome!

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