A heart-warming story about being different and all that entails, especially for someone growing up wanting to be understood and seeking acceptance from others. This story is about believing in oneself and developing tolerance for others, and addresses the important concept of self-esteem for children. George, the Friendly Dragon is a heartwarming tale about being different and teaches children about self-esteem and developing tolerance for others. Children from a wide-range of ages (4-10) will warm to E.T. Matthews’ delightful story and Gizelle Erdei’s colorful Disney-like illustrations. The content, message and production quality are reasons why this durable book is so loved by teachers and parents.