The Dragon’s Handbook by Barbara Rinkoff, 9th Scholastic paperback printing, TW1484, 1975, 64 pages. Illustrated by Kelly Oeschli. This is a fairly rare small Scholastic format; measures about 5″ x 6″.
DESCRIPTION: “‘Finders keepers,’ Brian says to the dragon. ‘I won’t return your handbook until you teach me a trick from it.’
‘Oh, all right,’ sighs the dragon. ‘Pick a trick.’
The dragon has a trick for everything- but Brian soon discovers that a dragon’s tricks can lead to dragon-sized trouble.” (from the back cover)