“Polo and the Dragon”
In Polo and the Dragon, a wordless picture book, Polo the dog, dresses for adventure, climbs into his boat, and sets sail. Snow blankets his boat and the water freezes. Stuck!
Inside a treasure chest, Polo finds a magical quill and draws a door. He opens the door into a forest where he finds a cave with dinner waiting. Dragon’s dinner.
Polo races back through the door. Uh-oh! Dragon finds the door.
What will Dragon do? Will Polo find his way home?
To find out what happens, read the book.
This book promotes imagination and creative problem solving.
TITLE: Polo and the Dragon
AUTHOR: Regis Faller
ILLUSTRATOR: Regis Faller
PUBLISHER: Roaring Brook Press, 2003
AGE GROUP: 4-7
CREATIVE COMPONENTS: imagination, creative problem solving
1) What is your favorite animal? Pretend you are that animal. What would you do if you met a dragon? Draw a dragon.
2) What characteristics does your dragon have such as eye(s), fire breathing or not, tail – spiked, scales – color, shimmery, etc.
3) Fold an 8”x11” blank paper into quarters. Tell a wordless story using only those four boxes.
To learn more about author/illustrator Regis Faller, visit:
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