- Paperback: 32 pages
- Publisher: FBAPowerSetup; Reissue edition (2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0140567275
- ISBN-13: 978-0140567274
- Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.2 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (20 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #483,662 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Max's Dragon Shirt Paperback – 2000
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Their ensuing misadventures in a department store take the bunny pair from "Large Appliances" to "Boy's Sportswear" (a caution: Max is momentarily lost in the store, this may or may not be frightening to your little one). With big colorful illustrations by Wells and a happy ending (well, for Max!), this is a fun story of siblings on the loose. 22 pages, with watercolor/pen and ink pictures on each page.
Max wants nothing but a dragon shirt and Ruby is insisting on buying him a much-needed pair of pants, per the instructions of their mother. Max does not give up on his beloved dragon shirt and reminds Ruby every chance he gets. Ruby gets sidetracked in the store trying on dresses and Max manages to wander in the store after dozing off and not finding Ruby in the dressing room. Max finds his coveted dragon shirt, puts it on and is "found" by two policemen in the store. Well, now the dragon shirt is covered with yummy ice cream and Ruby has no choice but to purchase the shirt for Max!
The illustrations and use of color will delight any youngster, as will the antics of Ruby and Max! I love their facial expressions and even after all of these years, I still love reading these books! This was one series of book that neither I, nor my children, ever tired of reading. I find the Max and Ruby books just really classic books! My children would read them over and over again and would find them first with every library visit!
Absolutely pure delight!!!
I have seen the MAX AND RUBY television show on Nickelodeon on numerous occasions and had found it extremely cute, but had never read one of the books. So when I came across MAX'S DRAGON SHIRT, I decided to check it out, and I am happy to say that it was utterly adorable. Rosemary Wells captures the essence of how young children think when they are in department stores with her wonderful prose, while her illustrations show the numerous cute expressions that cross their face as they experience something new. This is an adorable new children's book that will be quickly loved by both parents and their young children. Especially if those children are fans of the MAX AND RUBY television show.
Book Review Columnist for The Community Bugle Newspaper
Rosemary Wells has done a great job with giving her characters such distinct voices without using a lot of text or explanation. This is a short, light-hearted read as are Wells' other Max and Ruby stories.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
We love the Max and Ruby books and this one is a classic. It is one of our favorites. Enjoy!Published on March 27, 2014 by DC area shopper
Max and his favorite shirt; every kid can relate to this. The hard cover makes it very easy to hold.Published on August 20, 2013 by BCB
My grandson loves Max and his older sister is named Ruby.
This is a story that adults don't mind reading again and again.
Lots of humor.
It came before expected date. It was brand new. Rosemary Wells writes good stories for children and I like reading them to the students in lower elementary. Thank you.Published on December 26, 2012 by Auntie Kumi
I received my order in a timely fashion and the product was exactly as described. The book has a beautiful hard cover which looks like it can withstand some harsh treatment from... Read morePublished on May 30, 2012 by Amazonshopper
The thing that always gets me about Max is how Ruby takes charge only to somehow lose out to Max's ability to be "in the moment. Read morePublished on June 26, 2009 by a gentle sound
My five-year-old son can't get enough of this story. He loves Max & Ruby, and this story is one of his favorites.Published on September 30, 2008 by C. Hopkins
My children LOVE Max and Ruby, and this one is a favorite. Max really wants that Dragon shirt, and he ends up getting one, in his regular, mischevious way... Read morePublished on February 25, 2008 by MommaMia
I love reading Max's dragon shirt to my son, Maxwell. We loved that all these books have his name in them! They are cute and fun, and I enjoy reading them too!Published on July 5, 2006 by Mandy