Illustrated by Elivia Savadier
"I'm hotter than a hot dog in a campfire!" I said. "I'm hotter than a salamander in the sun!" said Granny. Word play. Hot day. Grandma’s got a great idea to cool things off. Hop on the train -- the iron dragon -- and see where it takes you.
“I’m hotter than a hot dog
in a campfire!” I said.
“I’m hotter than a salamander
in the sun!” said Granny.
Word play. Hot day. Grandma’s got a great idea to cool things off. Hop on the train — the iron dragon — and see where it takes you.
“Sweet, funny, and right on the mark …” — Booklist
” … lyrical text … The startling contrast between the steamy city and the … beach is wonderful.” – School Library Journal.
“This endearing tale of a steamy day’s romp at the beach radiates with the warmth of summertime.” – Publishers Weekly.
“… delightful slice of city life … story of friendship and understanding between a child and her grandmother … just right to warm up a reader longing for summer days … ” – Horn Book.
Weekly Reader Book Club selection
IRA-CBC Children’ Choice.