Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
Published by Dial
Published on January 1st 2012
Genres: Children's Picture Book
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This scrumptious New York Times bestseller has a whole lot of kick!
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 behind Those Darn Squirrels! has created an unforgettable, laugh-until-salsa-comes-out-of-your-nose tale of new friends and the perfect snack.
As many of you may know, my “day job” consists of being a nanny to an adorable 2-year-old, Branton (who is as book obsessed as his nanny).
Other than reading books, Brant and I love spending our day recalling and discussing our favorite picture books we’ve read.
One of our favorites just so happens to be DRAGONS LOVE TACOS!
Want to know why it’s one of our faves?
First of all, TACOS.
Second of all, DRAGONS WHO LOVE TACOS (ALMOST AS MUCH AS BRANT AND I LOVE TACOS).
Third of all, the giggles. As in, the toddler giggles that this book always brings whenever I read it to Brant.
DRAGONS LOVE TACOS is fun and carefree, with adorable illustrations that kept my little one highly engaged. (And if you’ve ever tried sitting with a 2-year-old to read a book, you’ll know how hard it is to find a story that fully grabs their *short* attention span.)
This story is about Dragons who love tacos (cause let’s face it, who doesn’t) who have a very low tolerance for all things spicy. Find out exactly what happens when our Dragon buddies accidentally ingest some jalepeño laced salsa when you read the book!
But in the meantime, check out some crafty fun Brant and I had.
And here’s a little vid featuring my beloved ginger sidekick, Branton!
HAPPY TACO TUESDAY! Brant and I celebrated with a little craft inspired by #DragonsLoveTacos, the insanely adorable picture book written by Adam Rubin, and illustrated by Daniel Salmieri! Thank you @penguinkids and @chelseafought for sending this over. Its an instant hit with the littles!! (This vid is also a sneak peek for my blog tour post tomorrow!)
FOLLOW THE TOUR!
April 3 – Pirates n’ Pixie Dust – Taco Scavenger Hunt
April 4 – Margie’s Must Reads – Review + Recipe
April 5 – A Story a Day – Review + Taco Craft
April 6 – The Book Shire – Review
April 7 – Swoony Boys Podcast – Recipe + Taco Craft
April 10 – Ali’s Book Nook – Review + Recipe
April 11 – Mundie Kids – Review + Taco Party Checklist
April 12 – The Children’s Book Review – When You Invite a Dragon to Dinner…
April 13 – Reading is Better with Cupcakes – A World Without Tacos?!
April 14 – My Bookbloom – Review + Taco Activity
April 17 – As They Grow Up – Review
April 18 – The Book Nut – Taco Soup Recipe
April 19 – YA Book Nerd – Missing Taco Hunt
April 20 – Inspiration Laboratories – Dragons Love Tacos Birthday Party
April 21 – In Wonderland – Review + Taco Salad Recipe
April 24 – A Homeschool Mom – Review + Chili Pepper Experiment
April 25 – The Plot Bunny – Review + Recipe
April 26 – No BS Book Reviews – Taco Craft
April 27 – My Little Poppies – Review
April 28 – Happily Ever Elephants – Review
Enter for a chance to win one (1) of five (5) Dragons Love Tacos Book and Toy Sets (ARV: $17.99 each).
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter between 12:00 AM Eastern Time on April 3, 2017 and 12:00 AM on May 1, 2017. Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 and older. Winners will be selected at random on or about May 5, 2017. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
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