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Best Dragon Books

Recommendations from 17 articles, Richard Branson, Jon Favreau, Guillermo del Toro and 15 others.
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Dealing with Dragons
The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book One
Patricia C. Wrede - 2015-09-15 (first published in 1990)
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Cimorene is everything a princess is not supposed to be: headstrong, tomboyish, smart - and bored. So bored that she runs away to live with a dragon - and finds the family and excitement she's been looking for.Cover illustrator: Peter de Sève...
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Dragon Rider
Cornelia Funke - 2011-04-01 (first published in 1997)
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The #1 New York Times Bestseller!With a lonely boy named Ben on board, the brave young dragon Firedrake sets out on a magical journey to find the mythical place where silver dragons can live in peace forever. Flying over moonlit lands and sparkling seas, they encounter fantastic creatures, summon up surprising courage -- and cross the path of a rut...
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The Hobbit
J. R. R. Tolkien - 2012-09-18 (first published in 1937)
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Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely traveling any farther than his pantry or cellar. But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an adventure. They have launched a plot to raid the treasure hoard guarded by Smaug the Ma...
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Rachel Hartman - 2014-12-23 (first published in 2012)
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This is an Alternative Cover Edition for ISBN-13: 9780375866227In her New York Times bestselling and Morris Award-winning debut, Rachel Hartman introduces mathematical dragons in an alternative-medieval world to fantasy and science-fiction readers of all ages. Eragon-author Christopher Paolini calls them, "Some of the most interesting dragons I've ...
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Dragons Love Tacos
Adam Rubin - 2012-06-14
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This scrumptious New York Times bestseller has a whole lot of kick!Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big tacos, and teeny tiny tacos. So if you want to lure a bunch of dragons to your party, you should definitely serve tacos. Buckets and buckets of tacos. Unfortunately, where there are tacos, there is also salsa. And if...
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Eric Umansky
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Dragon Slippers
Jessica Day George - 2008-05-01 (first published in 2006)
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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 ...
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The Hero and the Crown
Robin McKinley - 2000-10-02 (first published in 1984)
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In Robin McKinley’s Newbery Medal–winning novel, an outcast princess must earn her birthright as a hero of the realmAerin is an outcast in her own father’s court, daughter of the foreign woman who, it was rumored, was a witch, and enchanted the king to marry her.She makes friends with her father’s lame, retired warhorse, Talat, and discovers an old...
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How to Train Your Dragon
Cressida Cowell - 2004-05-01 (first published in 2003)
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Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III is a truly extraordinary Viking hero known throughout Vikingdom as "the Dragon Whisperer"...but it wasn't always so. Travel back to the days when the mighty warrior was just a boy, the quiet and thoughtful son of the Chief of the Hairy Hooligans. Can Hiccup capture a dragon and train it without being torn limb from lim...
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Simon Smith
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The Paper Bag Princess
Robert Munsch - 2018-04-10 (first published in 1980)
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One of Robert Munsch's most popular and ingenious characters is now available as a doll. Dressed in her trademark paper bag, the spunky but dishevelled Elizabeth is ready to tackle new adventures....
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The Complete Book of Dragons (Ologies)
Dr. Ernest Drake - 2021-10-07 (first published in 2003)
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For true believers only, a lavishly illustrated reproduction of a legendary volume by the world's most distinguished dragonologist. Don't let it fall into the wrong hands!Do you believe in dragons? Now, for the first time, the long-lost research of renowned nineteenth century dragonologist Dr. Ernest Drake is presented in all its eccentric glory, h...
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Anne McCaffrey - 2003-04-01
Dragons and Marshmallows by Asia Citro
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher by Bruce Coville
Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey
The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis
His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik
Dragon and Thief by Timothy Zahn
Have You Seen My Dragon? by Steve Light
Dragon Was Terrible by Kelly DiPucchio
The Inheritance Cycle Series 4 Book Set Collection Eragon, Eldest, Brisngr by Christopher Paolini
Wings of Fire Book One by Tui T. Sutherland
The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
Puff, the Magic Dragon by Peter Yarrow, Lenny Lipton
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Rise of the Earth Dragon by Tracey West
Wings of Fire Boxset, Books 1-5 by Tui T. Sutherland
The Knight and the Dragon by Tomie dePaola
Ember and the Ice Dragons by Heather Fawcett
Dragon Champion by E. E. Knight
Dragonbreath #1 by Ursula Vernon
Dragons Love Tacos 2 by Adam Rubin
Dragon's Milk by Susan Fletcher
A Natural History of Dragons by Marie Brennan
The New Kid at School by Kate McMullan
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
The Enchanted Forest Chronicles by Patricia C. Wrede
Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling
Dragonwatch by Brandon Mull
There's a Dragon in Your Book by Tom Fletcher
Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Dragonriders of Pern by Anne McCaffrey
Talking to Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
Never Touch a Dragon by Make Believe Ideas Ltd.
A Gold Star for Zog by Julia Donaldson
There's No Such Thing as a Dragon by
My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
A Friend for Dragon by Dav Pilkey
Dragon's Halloween by Dav Pilkey
Not Your Typical Dragon by Dan Bar-el
Dear Dragon by Josh Funk
Me and My Dragon by David Biedrzycki
Aranya by Marc Secchia
The Tale of Custard the Dragon by Ogden Nash, Lynn Munsinger
There Was an Old Dragon Who Swallowed a Knight by Penny Parker Klostermann
King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bently
The Princess Who Flew with Dragons by Stephanie Burgis
Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon by Kat Zhang
City of Thieves by Alex London
Legends of the Sky by Liz Flanagan
The Reluctant Dragon by Kenneth Grahame
Ferno the Fire Dragon by Adam Blade
The Dragonsitter by Josh Lacey
Dragon Keeper by Robin Hobb
The Dragon Warrior by Katie Zhao
The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
Ellie's Dragon by Bob Graham
Here, There Be Dragons by James A. Owen
A Graphix Book by Tui T. Sutherland
Heartstone by Elle Katharine White
Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee
The Chronicles of Dragon by Craig Halloran
Dragons at Crumbling Castle by Terry Pratchett
The Last Dragon by Jane Yolen