Oftentimes, good manners can be forgotten in competitive situations. Because the big, green dragon wants to win the treasure hunt, he is very unhappy that Eli has invited a friend who gets around in a wheelchair to be on their team. The dragon is given an opportunity to learn the true meaning of teamwork.
The Sir Thanks-a-Lot stories can be easily adapted for role playing or performance to enhance learning and good character development. Also, activities included at the end of each story encourage children to use their imagination to create their own artwork, games, activities, poems and stories.