Nickerbacher the Funniest Dragon Receives the Children's Literary Classics Seal of Approval


Los Angeles, CA -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/20/2016 --Children's Literary Classics is pleased to announce that the children's picture book, Nickerbacher the Funniest Dragon, written by Terry John Barto and illustrated by Kim Sponaugle has been selected to receive the Children's Literary Classics Seal of Approval. The CLC Seal of Approval is a designation reserved for those books which uphold the rigorous criteria set forth by the Children's Literary Classics review committee, a team comprised of individuals with backgrounds in publishing, editing, writing, illustration and graphic design.

Nickerbacher the dragon loves to make people laugh so much that he aspires to one day become a comedian. Nickerbacher's father, however, expects him to fulfill his duty as a dragon to guard the fair Princess Gwendolyn. Torn between duty and the desire to follow his dreams, Nickerbacher must make some big decisions.

Nickerbacher the Funniest Dragon, by Terry John Barto, is an enchanting tale about family, friendship, duty and dreams. Interspersed with funny jokes, as told by Nickerbacher, this book is sure to inspire children to follow their destiny while honoring family. Expressive and whimsical illustrations by Kim Sponaugle are perfectly paired with this lovely book which will entertain and delight young readers.

"Overall, this dramatic story about a dragon stand-up comedian will likely entertain readers of all ages." -Kirkus Reviews

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