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Dragon Rider

by Cornelia Funke

SCHOLASTIC INC | April 1, 2011 | Trade Paperback |

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Cornelia Funke''s breathtaking dragon adventure is now in paperback!

Firedrake, a young dragon, receives a frightening warning one night: Humans are planning to destroy the valley in which he lives! All the dragons must flee. Their only refuge is a place above the clouds called the Rim of Heaven - which may not even exist. Firedrake boldly volunteers to go ahead first. As he embarks on his journey, he meets Ben, a runaway boy. Together, the boy & dragon make their way toward the Rim of Heaven, all the while running a step ahead of Nettlebrand, a monster who will stop at nothing to hunt down Firedrake. Their quest will truly become an adventure like no other.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 544 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 1.18 in

Published: April 1, 2011

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0545316480

ISBN - 13: 9780545316484

Appropriate for ages: 7

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Dragon Rider

Dragon Rider

by Cornelia Funke

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 544 Pages, 5.12 × 7.48 × 1.18 in

Published: April 1, 2011

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0545316480

ISBN - 13: 9780545316484

About the Book

The Blockbuster #1 New York Times Bestseller, Now in Paperback!

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 ruthless villain with an ancient grudge who's determined to end their quest. Only a secret destiny can save the dragons in this enchanting adventure about the true meaning home.

From the Publisher

Cornelia Funke''s breathtaking dragon adventure is now in paperback!

Firedrake, a young dragon, receives a frightening warning one night: Humans are planning to destroy the valley in which he lives! All the dragons must flee. Their only refuge is a place above the clouds called the Rim of Heaven - which may not even exist. Firedrake boldly volunteers to go ahead first. As he embarks on his journey, he meets Ben, a runaway boy. Together, the boy & dragon make their way toward the Rim of Heaven, all the while running a step ahead of Nettlebrand, a monster who will stop at nothing to hunt down Firedrake. Their quest will truly become an adventure like no other.

About the Author

Cornelia Funke is the internationally acclaimed, bestselling author of The Thief Lord, and the Inkheart trilogy, along with many other chapter and picture books for younger readers. She lives in Los Angeles, California, in a house filled with books.

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Dragon Rider:

A New York Times Bestseller

A USA Today Bestseller

"A good, old-fashioned ensemble cast quest "- Booklist - "Engaging and suspenseful." - VOYA

"Exciting adventures abound...This book delivers." - The Horn Book

"[Readers] will no doubt find themselves drawn in by the lively characters and their often hilarious banter, as well as the nonstop obstacles they encounter." - Publishers Weekly

Appropriate for ages: 7

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