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Luma and the Pet Dragon

Author: Leah MohammedIllustrator: Loretta Schauer

When Luma requests a pet for her birthday mischievous, shapeshifting dragon Timir was not what she had in mind. Aimed at newly confident readers, this magical adventure chapter book with sweet black-and-white illustrations, contains two related short stories inspired by the author’s British-Pakistani heritage. (Note: brief mention of a grandparent’s death.)

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  • Own Voice
  • South Asian representation
  • Mixed-heritage representation
  • Diverse cast
  • Single parent
  • Female lead