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It's Only Ink! Herb, The Vegetarian Dragon

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Herb, The Vegetarian Dragon

Living in harmony, no matter what your differences, is an essential part of existing happily. In HERB, THE VEGETARIAN DRAGON by Jules Bass, one dragon stands out among the rest. His friends, Meathook and others in their group, enjoy the sweet taste of princesses and the crispy crunch of brave knights, but Herb enjoys the crispy crunch of lettuce and carrots and the sweetness of tomatoes and peas and peppers. You see - Herb is a vegetarian. But when a few brave knights gather at Castle Dark to plan an attack on all the dragons, Herb, unknowing of this potential danger, munches away on a new soup he had just created. He is easily caught and is sent to prison. One little girl named Nicole quickly decides to stand in for Herb's defense - she even goes as far as to step into is mouth to prove his innocence. Because of this the king makes a bargain with the dragons, asking them to stop eating people, and they'll stop hunting them. Do the dragons agree? Will Herb stand up for his rights? Will Meathook finally get to see Herb devour meat? What will happen to sweet peace-loving Herb? Find out by getting your hands on HERB, THE VEGETARIAN DRAGON by Jules Bass today.
The brilliantly drawn cartoon-like illustrations add charm to the moral tale. Readers will enjoy the colorful gardens, dragons, and characters. Children of all ages will enjoy seeing Herb in action. HERB, THE VEGETARIAN DRAGON is sure to be a hit - a family favorite for years to come. My three little dragons thoroughly enjoyed Bass' book.
Barefoot Books celebrates art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts. Taking their inspiration from many different cultures, they focus on themes that encourage independence of spirit, enthusiasm for learning, and sharing of the world's diversity. Interactive, playful and beautiful, their products combine the best of the present with the best of the past to educate children as the caretakers of tomorrow.

Herb, The Vegetarian Dragon by Jules Bass
Published by Barefoot Books,
ISBN-10: 1902283368
ISBN-13: 1-905236-47-6
Release: 2008
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Format: Softcover
Pages: 32
Price: $7.99

Jennifer LB Leese is a writer from Maryland who writes children's picture books, young adult novels, and paranormal fiction. Visit her online at:

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