Pick a book. Grow a reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early reader line, Acorn, aimed at children who are learning to read. With easy-to-read text, a short-story format, plenty of humor, and full-color artwork on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and fluency. Acorn books plant a love of reading and help readers grow! Lonely dragon has made a friend, and he loves spending time with his new Buddy! He enjoys telling scary stories, cracking funny jokes, and fixing a midnight snack for them to share. But when his friend appears to be ill, dragon demonstrates what it means to be a true friend. In this warm-hearted friendship story of love and loss, DAV Pilkey has created a lovable hero that everyone will cheer for!.