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Dragon's Egg

Age Range: 8-12
Category: Fiction, Fantasy
Publisher: Greenwillow
Pub. Date: October 2007
Hardcover Trade, $15.99
ISBN: 978-0061288470
Hardcover Library, $16.89

A twelve-year-old dragonkeeper and her friend must rescue a dragon’s egg, solving mysteries and outwitting a kidnapper in this quickly paced fantasy adventure.


DOWNLOAD a DRAGON EGG HUNT EVENT KIT for your library or bookstore to highlight this and other dragon books.

At the event, young readers solve runes and gather dragon facts to bring a Dragon Egg safely to the Hatching Grounds.



Awards & Accolades

  • Junior Literary Guild Premier Selection
  • Maine Lupine Award Winner (Juvenile/Young Adult), 2007;
  • Maine Student Book Award Nominee, 2008;
  • Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award Nominee, 2008-9;
  • New Hampshire Great Stone Face Book Award Nominee, 2008-9

"Reminiscent of both McCaffrey's Pern books and Alexander's Chronicles of Prydain, this lively adventure will be just the thing for dragon lovers too young for Christopher Paolini's Eragon (2004). Mella and Roger are sympathetic, distinctive characters, and Thomson's richly descriptive writing creates a fantasy world readers will want to revisit." -Booklist


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