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Kotoshi the Dragon Doctor

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 4



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 23, Num 5, Jan 1996

Story Summary

Kotoshi, the daughter of the village doctor, is chosen as the yearly sacrifice to appease the local dragon but when she meets the dragon face to face, the dragon is grief stricken over her dying pup. Kotoshi saves the pup, befriends the dragon and ends the sacrifices by offering fish as replacement.