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100 Mighty Dragons All Named Broccoli

100 Mighty Dragons All Named Broccoli

Illustrated by Lian Cho


100 Mighty Dragons All Named Broccoli

About the Book

This wacky counting adventure by Geisel Award-winning author David LaRochelle is a hilarious ode to dragons and math, with pitch-perfect art by Lian Cho.

Product Details

On sale: April 4, 2023
Age: 3-7 years
Grade: Preschool - 2
Page count: 40 Pages
ISBN: 9780525555445
Reading level: Lexile: AD600L | Fountas/Pinnell: L

Author Bio

David LaRochelle is the author of many books for children including How Martha Saved Her Parents from Green Beans, The Best Pet of All, and The Haunted Hamburger and Other Ghostly Stories. David lives in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Lian Cho has created artwork for Sesame Workshop and the New Yorker, and illustrated several critically acclaimed picture books, including It Began with Lemonade and The Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom. Lian grew up in Taiwan and New Zealand, and now lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts in New York City, is a Society of Illustrators Student Competition Finalist, and received the Rhodes Family Award for Achievement in Illustration.


*An Indie Next Pick*
*A Smithsonian Magazine Best Book of the Year*
*A School Library Journal/Fuse #8 Best Math Book of the Year*

"Cho’s colorful portrayals offer comedic magic and flair. Readers will be captivated by the antics of each Broccoli, [and the dragons'] quirky expressions will elicit plenty of giggles. . . . This is one entertaining and silly way to do math.” —Kirkus

"A nonstop dragon party. . . . Comically specific outcomes and locale shout-outs make a close look of this bustling read irresistible." —Publishers Weekly

“You can call this a counting book. You can call it a math book. I call it a hilarious, charming and extremely silly book. . . .  Once again, Geisel Award winner David LaRochelle [gives] us a wacky, thoroughly original story . . . A great addition to any child's bookshelf.”The Minneapolis StarTribune

"You have never seen a counting book quite like this, because there has never been a counting book quite like this. . . . David LaRochelle has crafted a book so clever, so utterly silly and absurd, so delightful and so engagingand has been so well abetted by illustrator Lian Chothat kids and adults alike [will] read and reread and delight in the whole thing . . . [The title concept] makes for an eventual twist ending that readers will not see coming and that gives Cho an opportunity to display amazing illustrative virtuosity." —InfoDad.com

"An ode to dragons and math . . . this inventive book is sure to delight kids. . . . Fantastic." —Twin Cities Pioneer Press

"Colorful and countable . . . Humorous details throughout keep the math concepts lively." —Booklist