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... show more
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 and the 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.
Publish date: May 10th 2005
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Edition language: English
Fantastic read. I really enjoyed this book. I was a bit hesitant to read it after I read Inkheart earlier this year. I loved Inkheart, but it took me a while to get into it. This one, however, had me hooked at page one. This is a great adventure tale. In comparison to Inkheart, it has a faster pace....
Originally published on amazon on June 25, 2005. My son was 5 and my daughter was 9 at the time I wrote this review (they are now 14 & 17)! A blast from the past, and a lovely memory. On a recent trip from our home in the Portland area to Boise, Idaho, this was the book that our family -- mom (38)...
All right, so, I admit I read this book a few years ago. I remember it very well, which I think gives the book some points, and allows me to review it accurately...so, here goes.Dragon Rider seems like a really good book for children who are begging for fantasy and/or dragons. Firedrake, despite his...
Aún mejor de lo que recordaba. Es un libro infantil, pero sigue siendo absolutamente genial para mi gusto.
Middle grade fantasy just doesn't do it for me. Sorrel was the best character, though.