From School Library Journal
PreSchool-Grade 1-Horatio Horndragon knows what he likes about school. He likes dragon practice, lunch, and recess. He especially enjoys his lunch of charcoal sandwiches, Tabasco tea, and Tire Tidbits. However, the young dragon does not like to practice writing his name, address, and telephone number. Miss Scaley explains that he needs to know this information in case he is ever lost, but Horatio insists that he won't get lost. "Not now or ever!" While walking home from school, he decides to follow a delivery dragon carrying packages, and, naturally, he loses his way. Officer Flash, a winged creature wearing roller skates, appears, and the two must simply wait until the youngster's parents report him missing. Charming illustrations in pastel colors and with humorous details accompany the text. The last page allows youngsters to practice writing their name, address, and phone number. While the story is predictable and a bit wordy at times, it shows children the importance of memorizing personal information.
Kristin de Lacoste, South Regional Public Library, Pembroke Pines, FL
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