REVIEW: Do Not Let Your Dragon Spread Germs by Julie Gassman, illustrated by Andy Elkerton
Your dragon loves to hug and high-five and shake hands and sing and blow bubbles and share happiness everywhere she goes. Dragons want to spread joy to everyone! But some of those actions are also spreading germs. It’s time to wash your hands, mask up, and teach your dragon how to share joy in a safe and healthy way.
Should you happen to have gotten a dragon for a holiday gift, you want to keep it, yourself, and others safe. Here’s a guide on what you need to do in this age of Covid.
First, teach your dragon how to wash his hands right.
Get them wet, add soap, then scrub with some might.
He must lather all over for twenty seconds, at least.
For though it’s tiny, a germ’s a strong beast.
So do not let your dragon spread germs!
Also do not let your dragon touch her face or mouth and always cover both mouth and snout with a face mask. Adjust it at the horns. No high fives or hugs and maintain social distance. And do not let your dragon spread germs! Or you either.
The rhymes are easy for children to understand and help reinforce how to stay healthy and not spread germs – for dragons, too. The dragons are adorable and this is another book I could read over and over and over without losing my mind. A-
Remember our chat, and all that you’ve learned …
And you and your dragon won’t spread any germs.