Dragon Fruit

LadyD Books: Dragon Fruit
Dragon Fruit

Dragon Fruit Blossom
Dragon Fruit Blossom

About Dragon Fruit

Dragon fruit is a beautiful fruit grown in Southeast Asia, Mexico, Central and South America, and Israel. The plant is actually a type of cactus, and the fruit comes in 3 colors: 2 have pink skin, but with different colored flesh (one white, the other red), while another type is yellow with white flesh. Dragon fruit is low in calories and offers numerous nutrients, including Vitamin C, phosphorus, calcium, plus fiber and antioxidants.

Dragon Fruit: LadyD Books
Our very own Dragon Fruit

Dragon fruit tastes wonderful! - sweet and crunchy, with a flavor that's like a cross between kiwi and pear. Spectacular to see the plant grow and then to delight in the delicate taste. This year, our plant has tripled in length from when I originally purchased it in a 5-gallon pot at our local farmer's market.

I think I'll serve it on a green salad because the contrasting colors will look great.

Baby Dragon: LadyD Books
Baby Dragon Hardcover Book: Ages 4 and Up

 About The Book

Amy Ehrlich spins a resonant tale of separation anxiety, pluck, and reassurance, aided by Will Hillenbrand's charming, lush illustrations.

Baby Dragon knows he must wait for his mother by the red fern. He knows she'll be back by morning. So he counts his claws, draws in the sand, takes a nap, and otherwise bides his time, never budging even when friends coax him to run off and play. But as night falls, Baby Dragon starts to worry. What if his mother doesn't come back? Should he climb on sly Crocodile's back and try to find her? Blending just the right amount of excitement and apprehension, this deeply satisfying story confronts a child's common fear, and offers the ultimate comfort.

Dragon Quotes

"The man who fights too long against dragons becomes a dragon himself."-- Nietzsche

"Fairy Tales are more than true; not because they ell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten." -- Chesterton

 "Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves." Pearson 

"So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their ending." J.R.R. Tolkien 

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