Readers with high-maintenance pets (or, for that matter, brand-new siblings) will wince in sympathy even as they laugh at the gross bits.--BooklistThis follow-up to The Boy Who Grew Dragons(2020) is an accessible jumping-in point for new readers, providing enough worldbuilding (and well-timed potty humor) to be inviting.Ogilvies black-and-white illustrations are absolutely adorable and, coupled with the clever marginalia (such as pages that appear singed), make for heightened visual interest.--Kirkus ReviewsTomas has a secret-a big secret. He has his own tiny dragon, Flicker! A dragon which grew on a very special tree at the bottom of his grandads garden. And not only that-his friends Ted, Kai, and Kat have dragons too, all grown on the same dragon fruit tree!Having your own dragon is magical, but Tomas is also about to find out what living with a dragon is REALLY like. When the fire-breathing kicks in and you get singed every five seconds, its like having an unpredictable volcano in your pocket. Learning to train the dragons and keep them out of trouble at school and home will take all Tomass creativity and patience. But theres a problem Tomas didnt see coming. The dragon fruit tree is starting to look droopy and unwell. Tomas and his friends have got to do all they can restore it to health and uncover its deepest mysteries, as well as trying to work out what big secret local bully Liam, King of Trouble, has got up his sleeve. One thing is for sure-life is never dull when you have a dragon in your pocket.