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|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school, Fiction|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
E Nesbit; H R Millar; Herbert Granville Fell
|ISBN:||1587171058 9781587171055 1587171066 9781587171062|
|Description:||180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||The book of beasts --
Uncle James, or The purple stranger --
The deliverers of their country --
The ice dragon, or Do as you are told --
The island of the nine whirlpools --
The dragon tamers --
The fiery dragon, or The heart of stone and the heart of gold --
Kind little Edmund, or The caves and the cockatrice.
|Responsibility:||E. Nesbit ; with illustrations by H.R. Millar ; afterword by Peter Glassman.|
In this exciting collection, E. Nesbit unleashes a flock of these mysterious, wild, and unpredictable creatures. Here you will meet a dragon who flies out of an enchanted book and swallows an entire soccer team; two children who try to wake St. George while dragons of all shapes and sizes descend on England; and wicked Prince Tiresome, who trades half his kingdom with a pigkeeper to catch a raging dragon. Five more stories will take you to worlds overflowing with daring adventure, cunning trickery, and madcap mayhem.
The Book of Dragons, featuring eight of E. Nesbit's best stories and all of the original illustrations by H.R. Millar, returns one hundred years after its original publication to delight and enchant a new generation of readers.