If I Had a Gryphon

If I Had a Gryphon

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If I Had a Gryphon 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
whatKreads More than 1 year ago
"Unicorns are pretty, but they're also very shy. On second thought, I'd like to give a hippogriff a try." This book is about a little girl who dreams of having a pet with strange, exotic powers! I love that it introduces young readers to wonderful mythical creatures in a playful way! The girl contemplates having a: unicorn, hippogriff, Sasquatch, gryphon, kraken, dragon, Kirin, jackalope, Phoenix, manticore, harpies, chupacabras, fairies, kelpies, basilisk, chimera, mermaids and sprites before realizing just how much extra work they would be to take care of. The story is told in a fantastic rhyme that easily flows from one page to the next. It's a great read-a-loud and the illustrations are incredibly cute too.
MorrisMorgan More than 1 year ago
This is a cute rhyming book featuring beautiful full-page illustrations and a diverse main character. It is guaranteed to keep kids engaged and even has a bonus of teaching them about mythological animals! There is quite a bit of imagination contained between the covers. This unbiased review is based upon a copy won through the Goodreads First Reads program.
GratefulGrandma More than 1 year ago
Sam has a pet hamster, a boring old hamster. She wants a more exciting pet. She does her research using a book of Mythological beasts, but she soon realizes that taking care of these magical beasts might not be as wonderful as she thought. Everyone of them has a flaw, shy unicorns, hairy sasquatch, scary hippogryff and more. She decides that her hamster is just what she wants, he is hers and she is his. A great message for kids who want a pet as well as an interesting introduction into mythological creatures. A great book for school, classroom and community libraries. I received a copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
catloverAD More than 1 year ago
This is a tale of what it would be like to have magical creatures and the difficulties each one would have when being cared for. This is a great story to introduce mythical creatures to a young one that has that spark for fantasy if they want to learn more. Unfortunately, they might be hard to have as pets and this book will tell why. Reviewed through NetGalley for an honest review.