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Dragons Love Tacos (Hardcover) by Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri

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About this item

Highlights

  • A funny & super engaging books kids will love
  • Discover why dragons love tacos
  • Includes funny illustrations of dragons
  • Featured book lists: New York Times Bestsellers

Description



About the Book



The award-winning team behind "Those Darn Squirrels!" has created an unforgettable, laugh-until-salsa-comes-out-of-your-nose tale of new friends and the perfect snack. Full color.



Book Synopsis



A #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud is an unforgettable tale of new friends and the perfect snack that will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose.

Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Buckets and buckets of tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa. And if a dragon accidentally eats spicy salsa . . . oh, boy. You're in red-hot trouble.

The award-winning team of Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri are also the creators of Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel, El Chupacabras, High Five, Robo-Sauce, and Secret Pizza Party.



Review Quotes



#1 New York Times bestseller
Summer 2012 Kids' Indie Next List
New York Times Notable Book

* Off-kilter fun for those who like their picture books (and salsa) zesty and fresh.--Publishers Weekly, starred review

Dragons Love Tacos is a heaping helping of silly. Little kids will relate to the anti-spicy bias and chuckle over Salmieri's watercolor and gouache cartoon illustrations showing literally boatloads of tacos and all sizes of dragons enjoying their favorite food at pool parties, costume parties and, well, taco parties.--San Francisco Chronicle

The perfect book for kids who love dragons and mild tacos.--Kirkus Reviews

The watercolor, gouache, and colored pencil cartoon illustrations are the real stars here. Regardless of, or perhaps because of, the absurdity of the story, this tale should be a big hit with anyone with an affinity for dragons.--School Library Journal



About The Author



Adam Rubin is the #1 New York Times best-selling author of ten critically-acclaimed picture books, including the Those Darn Squirrels trilogy, Dragons Love Tacos, Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel, Secret Pizza Party, Robo-Sauce and El Chupacabras (which was short-listed for the 2018 Texas Blue Bonnet award). He spent ten years working as a creative director in the advertising industry before leaving his day job to write full-time. In between writing projects, he designs and collects optical illusions, puzzles and games.

Daniel Salmieri is an award-winning illustrator from Brooklyn, NY. He has illustrated 12 picture books, including three New York Times best-sellers (Dragons Love Tacos, Robo-Sauce, and Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel), and he regularly creates illustrations for magazines and newspapers. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife Sophia and their dog Ronni. His favorite things to draw are cars, plants, dogs and people.

Dimensions (Overall): 10 Inches (H) x 10.2 Inches (W) x .6 Inches (D)
Weight: .88 Pounds
Suggested Age: 0-3 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / Mythical, Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic, Humorous Stories
Publisher: Dial Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Adam Rubin
Language: English
Street Date: September 19, 2013
TCIN: 14090938
UPC: 9780803736801
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-5013
Origin: Made in the USA
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Estimated ship dimensions: 10.34 inches length x 10.2 inches width x 0.55 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.72 pounds
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 212 reviews
86% would recommend
52 recommendations

Double the amount in the store

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Gianna - 4 months ago
Don’t get this book in the store. Double the price. Will be returning due to that
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Great staple

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
GFBaker - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Great quality. Simple. Elegant. Reusable.
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Down side is they use the word hate

4 out of 5 stars
Sarah - 8 months ago, Verified purchaser
Cute book, My 5 year old loves it. The only down side to this book is it uses the word hate, alot! And we do not use that word. Dislike would have been much more appropriate
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Very cute book

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Jmom - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
This is my sons favorite book to read. It’s so cute. The definition of the word hate: to passionately dislike. It IS NOT a curse word. Just a little fact for those of you who are confused.
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Taco bout a fun book!!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
lovetoshoptarget - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
This book is so fun! And who doesn’t love dragons eating tacos!! I encourage all parents and grandparents to get this book for your kiddos! It’s definitely a keeper for generations to come!
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Great book

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
banderson53 - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
This is a very sweet book. My 2.5 year old is obsessed!
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Another great one!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
AnnaC - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
This book has been a huge hit in our house for years and years. One year, for dress up as your favorite book character and my son dressed up like the boy from Dragons Love Tacos. A staple book that everyone should have in their book collection!
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Great classroom add

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
DM - 1 year ago
It’s a cool book had my students draw themselves as dragon and draw something they loved as much as dragons loved tacos.
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We LOVE this book.

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
KJ - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
This book is hilarious!
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Love it!

5 out of 5 stars
Tayd - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Super cute - 4yo loved it!
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Not my favorite

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
ZsMomma - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
My 4 year old read it in class and seemed to enjoy it so I thought I’d purchase a copy for at home. I’m not impressed. It somewhat builds you up to some great/funny ending only to let you down.
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Funny story line

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
plutoparent - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
This is a fun book that my 3yo enjoys. She still won’t try tacos, but maybe one day!
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Adorable

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
AlexandraS - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Such a cute book! Bought a second copy for my daughters class library.
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Choose your words carefully when writing for children.

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Disappointed Mom - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Using the word hate repeatedly in a children’s book is not appropriate. Ok to dislike something but hate is a strong word.
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Love It!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
SamJ89 - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
My son was super excited for this book! They’ve read it in class and he loves it. He received it for his birthday and my other sons and him just love the story and beautiful illustrations. It’s fun and entertaining.
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Cute

5 out of 5 stars
Jen - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Cute book for toddlers.
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Love this

5 out of 5 stars
Misspelling - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
My kid loves this book and wants to read it nearly every night
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Good for age 2 and up.

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
B - 3 years ago
Cute book and it taught my one year old to say Taco. Would say it’s a good book for age 2 and up. Essentially about a bunch of dragons with IBS.
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Just ok

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
KimP - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
Nice illustration, but the storyline was all over at times and used the word hate a lot.
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Book uses the word "hate" a lot

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Marissa - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
I purchased this book online and regret not researching about the book prior. I just noticed it was a top seller and my 2.5 year old is crazy for books and loves a bedtime book! I cannot believe the age group for this book is 3 years-7 years! WOW! I can’t imagine reading this book to my 2.5 year old and having him start using the word “hate”! The book isn’t that great either, idk what the rave is all about!
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