Dragons and Marshmallows

Dragons and Marshmallows

Book - 2017
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A girl, Zoey, and her cat, Sassafras, use science experiments to help a dragon with a problem.
Publisher: Woodinville, WA : Innovation Press, [2017]
ISBN: 9781943147083
1943147086
9781943147090
1943147094
Branch Call Number: J CITRO
Characteristics: 96 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Lindsay, Marion - Illustrator

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SnoIsleLib_KristiS Sep 02, 2020

Zoey loves to play, pretend, and experiment in this inviting STEM story with elements of fantasy.

Zoey and her pet cat use science experiments to help a dragon with a problem. But are marshmallows the right medicine for a fire breathing dragon?

Great read for budding scientists full of magical creatures and plenty of illustrations. Perfect for beginning readers.


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atroff
Dec 06, 2020

Great books to talk about caring for animals / the environment and also introduces the scientific method in an easy to understand way.

LPL_MaryW Jul 17, 2020

Dragons and Marshmallows is the first in a wonderful chapter book series about a kid scientist and her pet cat. In this book, Zoey takes on a new project while her mom is away on a work trip. She uses the scientific method to figure out how to nurse a baby dragon back to health. This is a lovely book, but it should be noted that the creators are not BIPOC.

At LPL, this book is available in print form and as an ebook on Hoopla.

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itsabear
May 20, 2020

Zoey is a great role model, and there's hardly any mention of school, which I like, since we home school. My 5 year old loves them, and later on we could re-read (or she could read them herself) and try some of Zoey's science experiments.

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Amanda13seymour
Jul 29, 2019

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KHCPL_Wagner Aug 30, 2018

Zoey is an budding supernatural veterinarian. Together with her cat Sassafras, she helps magical creatures using science.

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orange_tiger_2468
Jun 14, 2018

I loved when Marshmallow the dragon came because he was so cute, funny and magical. He got sick, at the end he had to leave. zoey was really sad. I really wish there was more to read.

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Bamotz
May 22, 2018

My almost 5yo is loving this story! I randomly picked it off the shelf. When I finish a chapter (short 4-6 pages with pictures and picture book sized print), she wants to read the next one. There's enough pictures and chapters are short enough my 3yo likes it too!

Plus it's a girl of color explaining science!

And there's magic!

JCLChrisK Apr 10, 2018

A relatable young girl uses a scientific approach to care for magical animals. Good expression of emotion and nice family dynamics with the parents. Very appealing.

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Jul 12, 2020

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Aug 01, 2018

yellow_rabbit_552 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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