A dragon. A boy. A journey. Firedrake, a brave young dragon, his loyal brownie friend Sorrel and a lonely boy called Ben are united as if by destiny. Together, they embark on a magical journey to find the legendary place where silver dragons can live in peace for ever. With only a curious map and... show more
A dragon. A boy. A journey. Firedrake, a brave young dragon, his loyal brownie friend Sorrel and a lonely boy called Ben are united as if by destiny. Together, they embark on a magical journey to find the legendary place where silver dragons can live in peace for ever. With only a curious map and the whispered memories of an old dragon to guide them, they fly across moonlit lands and seas to reach the highest mountains in the world. Along the way, they discover extraordinary new friends in unlikely places and a courage they never knew they had. Just as well, for the greatest enemy of all is never far behind them - a heartless monster from the past who's been waiting a very long time to destroy the last dragons on earth.
Publish date: 2005
Publisher: Chicken House
Pages no: 527
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.