Monday, December 25, 2017

The Secret Wish of Dragon H

The Secret Wish of Dragon H 
written and illus. by Ilara Stefaniuk-Gaudet 
Language: English 
Friesen Press, 2017 
p. : col. ill. ; cm. 
ISBN: 1525510916 ; 9781525510915 
Summary: Horus is a very social dragon. He has many friends and is busy with lots of activities that he enjoys. Horus seems happy-but he's not. When he's home, by himself, Horus is actually a very sad dragon. You see, Horus has a secret wish. For as long as he can remember, Horus has yearned for wings. But only girl dragons have wings, and Horus learned when he was just a small dragon that he shouldn't even think of having wings of his own. So it seems that poor Horus' wish will never, ever come true. Then one day a dragon with the most beautiful rainbow wings comes to speak at Horus' church, and suddenly Horus has a chance to be truly happy, after all. The Secret Wish of Dragon H, a delightful story in its own right, is also an educational tool that will be welcomed by parents, educators, and faith communities who are looking for a gentle, age-appropriate way to help children begin to understand transgender identity. A discussion guide for parents and teachers is included, with questions to help deepen children's understanding and to serve as a springboard to conversation. 


  1. Thank you so much for posting this! I REALLY appreciate it being shared! 😀

  2. Nice post, Patricia. I am Ilara's dad and very proud of her accomplishments, especially her latest... The Secret Wish of Dragon H...