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Nickerbacher is a dragon and aspiring comedian who travels to La La Land to audition for The Late Knight Show. He hopes to prove to his father -- and the world -- that dragons can be funny. Nickerbacher befriends a prince and a princess who help him realize his dream while paving the way for equal rights of all citizens.


​Nickerbacher is the recipient of the Feathered Quill Book Award - Gold, Wishing Shelf Book Award - Gold, Literary Titan Book Award - Silver, Hungry Monster Book Award - Silver, Bookvana Awards - Winner, Literary Classics International Book Awards - Gold, Readers' Favorite Book Awards - Gold, Book Excellence Award - Finalist, Royal Dragonfly Book Awards - 1st Place. 


Nickerbacher is an Amazon #1 Bestseller.





Written by Terry John Barto

Illustrated by Mattia Cerato

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Dragons are magical. We love reading children stories about them and their incredible adventures. Short stories for kids have never been so much fun with Nickerbacher's silly jokes. At the same time, his journey has inspired many and is already one of the classic picture books. This is one of the children s picture books  that is certain to captivate and entertain.

Nickerbacher wants to make his family proud of him, but he doesn't want to be like all the other dragons. He's afraid to tell his papa there are enough dragons that guard princesses.

What Nickerbacher wants more than anything in the world is to make people laugh. He wants to be a comedian, but no one seems to understand. Even though his friends Princess Gwendolyn and Prince Happenstance think there's something strange about a dragon who wants to so stand-up, they support his dream.

Classic Picture Books

Today’s children are involved with so many activities, that for them to voluntarily read books the story must be compelling and believable. The characters have to face special challenges and Nickerbacher has some big decisions to make. He knows what his papa wants and doesn’t want to disappoint him, but he has his own dreams.

Nickerbacher, the Funniest Dragon is a children s book for boys and girls that tells the story of a very unusual dragon. This modern fairy tale is about a dragon who wants to be a comedian. It’s a unique twist on dragon books for kids and because of that, the journey of Nickerbacher is sure to be a favorite in their personal library.

Nickerbacher's story is about diversity and being creative, but it also has a special message about friendship. There’s a camaraderie between Nickerbacher, Princess Gwendolyn, and Prince Happenstance, and a genuine love between Nickerbacher and his papa. Although there’s a strong father and son dynamic, this is a book that girls will appreciate too.

So, come on in to Nickerbacher's world. Laugh at his silly jokes. Cheer with the audience. Be proud of him with his family. Have fun. And most of all, dream big

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