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Dragon Slippers

Autor Jessica Day George
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 31 mar 2008 – vârsta de la 10 ani

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This enchanting tale of dragons, betrayals, and the power of friendship is the first in a charming and thrilling series by New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George.

Creel can't believe her aunt wants to sacrifice her to the local dragon. It's a ploy to lure a heroic knight so that he will fight the dragon, marry Creel out of chivalrous obligation, and lift the entire family out of poverty. Creel isn't worried. After all, nobody has seen a dragon in centuries.

But when the beast actually appears, Creel not only bargains with him for her life, she also ends up with a rare bit of treasure from his hoard: a pair of simple blue slippers, or so she thinks. But Creel learns that these shoes could be used to save her kingdom from the brink of war--or destroy it.

Don't miss these other stories from New York Times bestselling author Jessica Day George:

Dragon Slippers series
Dragon Slippers
Dragon Flight
Dragon Spear

The Rose Legacy series
The Rose Legacy

Tuesdays at the Castle series
Tuesdays at the Castle
Wednesdays in the Tower
Thursdays with the Crown
Fridays with the Wizards
Saturdays at Sea

The Twelve Dancing Princesses series
Princess of the Midnight Ball
Princess of Glass
Princess of the Silver Woods

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow

Silver in the Blood

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781599902753
ISBN-10: 1599902753
Pagini: 324
Dimensiuni: 140 x 210 x 23 mm
Greutate: 0.36 kg
Ediția:First.
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Locul publicării:New York, NY

Recenzii

From Kirkus Reviews Clever, well-plotted and good fun. -- Kirkus Reviews
From Booklist& nbsp;
[T]he fairy-tale action and vivid scenes, from glittering dragon cave to posh dress shop, are captivating, and readers will easily connect with brave Creel, who weathers betrayals and learns to value true friends and her own talents. -- Booklist& nbsp;
From The& nbsp; Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books& nbsp;
First-time author George has created an endearing fantasy with quirky twists on traditional elements.& nbsp; ... The tale is told deftly and with warm humor, and readers will bond quickly with sensible country girl Creel.& nbsp; Romance, friendship, and betrayal all spice the mix, and readers looking for something to follow Hale's Princess Academy will find pleasure here. -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books & nbsp; From Bookpage A magical, fun-filled page-turner for middle-grade readers that ' s a far cry from an old-school Cinderella story. -- Bookpage& nbsp;
From MeridianMagazine.com & nbsp;
This is a light-hearted fantasy tale at its best. -- MeridianMagazine.com

Descriere

When an orphan girl named Creel befriends a dragon, she unknowingly inherits a pair of slippers that could be used to save her kingdom, or destroy it. Perfect for fans of Shannon Hale and Cornelia Funke's "Dragon Rider," the light tone and charming characterizations bring this heartwarming fantasy to life. Older middle grade readers and young teens alike will appreciate the adventure, fun, and dragon-drenched action!

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