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Dragons! Books for Children and Young Adults -

Related category: Childrens & Teenage Books
Related booklists: Myths, Folktales & Fairy Tales for Children & Young Adults,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Red Suitcase by Giles Baum
    The Red Suitcase - by Giles Baum

    £11.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780711245495 | ISBN 10: 0711245495

    A beautiful and touching journey of one little dragon fleeing a home that has become dangerous and finding refuge in a new place and with new friends. The Red Suitcase is a simple and allegorical story with evocative illustrations and minimal text d ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dragon In The Library by Louie Stowell, illustrated by Davide Ortu
    The Dragon In The Library - by Louie Stowell, illustrated by Davide Ortu

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788000260 | ISBN 10: 1788000269

    Kit can’t STAND reading,   She’d MUCH rather be outside, playing games and getting muddy, than stuck inside with a book. But when she’s dragged along to the library one day by her two best friends, she makes an incredible discovery – a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Billy and the Dragon by Nadia Shireen
    Billy and the Dragon - by Nadia Shireen

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780857551351 | ISBN 10: 0857551353

    Our fearless heroine Billy is back!  Whilst at a fancy-dress party, something terrible happens: Billy's loyal sidekick Fatcat is kidnapped by a fire-breathing dragon. Uh-oh!   But luckily for Fatcat, Billy won't stand for that: off she ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amazing by Steve Antony
    Amazing - by Steve Antony

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781444944716 | ISBN 10: 1444944711

    A joyful new picture book by the award-winning Steve Antony, creator of the bestselling Please Mr Panda.   A little boy and his pet dragon are the very best of friends. They laugh, they sing, they dance, they snooze. They are both amazing - ju ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Flew with Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
    The Boy Who Flew with Dragons - by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £5.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781848127357 | ISBN 10: 1848127359

    Dragons, mischief and mayhem abound in this wonderful third story in The Boy Who Grew Dragobs series   Tomas can't imagine life without his little dragon Flicker. He's become more than a pet – he's a friend like no other. And growing dragons ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Lived with Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
    The Boy Who Lived with Dragons - by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781848126800 | ISBN 10: 1848126808

    The second book in a wonderfully funny and sparky series illustrated by award-winning artist Sara Ogilvie.   Tomas has a secret - a big secret. He has his own tiny dragon, Flicker! A dragon which grew on a very special tree at the bottom of hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Franklin
    Franklin's Flying Bookshop - by Jen Campbell

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780500651711 | ISBN 10: 050065171x

    A spellbinding story about the magic of books for children aged 3+   Franklin the dragon loves stories and loves reading stories to people too, but everyone is too scared to even look at him. One day he meets a girl named Luna who, far from being ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Grew Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
    The Boy Who Grew Dragons - by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £5.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781848126497 | ISBN 10: 1848126492

    Imagine if you could grow dragons ... in your very own garden! A wonderfully funny and sparky series!  When Tomas discovers a strange old tree at the bottom of this grandpa's garden, he doesn't think much of it. But he takes the funny fruit fro the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O
    The Tea Dragon Society - by Katie O'Neill

    £15.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781620104415 | ISBN 10: 1620104415

    From the award-winning author of Princess Princess Ever After comes The Tea Dragon Society, a charming all-ages book that follows the story of Greta, a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zog and the Flying Doctors by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
    Zog and the Flying Doctors - by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781407173504 | ISBN 10: 1407173502

    When being a flying dragon just isn’t cool enough, what do you do? You become a flying doctor!   Sunburnt mermaids, distressed unicorns and sneezy lions? They’re all in a day’s work for Zog and his high-flying friends! Princess Pearl gi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis
    The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart - by Stephanie Burgis

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408880319 | ISBN 10: 1408880318

    Aventurine is the fiercest, bravest kind of dragon, and she's ready to prove it to her family by leaving the safety of their mountain cave and capturing the most dangerous prey of all: a human.   But when the human she captures tricks her into dri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zog by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
    Zog - by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781407170763 | ISBN 10: 1407170767

    A magnificent picture book from the creators of The Gruffalo, starring an irrepressible hero who always gives his all!   Zog is the keenest dragon in school. He�s also the clumsiest, flying into trees and even setting his own wing on fire! Luck ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Knight Who Wouldn
    The Knight Who Wouldn't Fight - by Helen and Thomas Docherty

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781407163482 | ISBN 10: 1407163485

    Leo the mouse isn't like the other knights. While they like fighting, he'd rather read a book. Leo's parents are keen to turn him into a proper knight, so they pack him off on a mission to tame a dragon. But Leo knows that books are mightier than swo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moon Dragons by Dyan Sheldon, illustrated by Gary Blythe
    The Moon Dragons - by Dyan Sheldon, illustrated by Gary Blythe

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783441716 | ISBN 10: 1783441712

    When a king discovers that there are still singing moon dragons high up on the mountainside, he offers a room full of gold to anyone who can bring one to him.  The beautiful dancing dragons only reveal themselves to Alina, a young peasant girl, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meg and the Dragon by David Walser, illustrated by Jan Pienkowski
    Meg and the Dragon - by David Walser, illustrated by Jan Pienkowski

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141362205 | ISBN 10: 0141362200

    Meg is busy preparing for her Halloween party when disaster strikes and she breaks her teapot! But with the help of one of her magic spells, Meg is all set to save the day!   A brand new story featuring two best-loved and classic chatracters - ... more

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  • Cover image of book Have You Seen My Dragon? by Steve Light
    Have You Seen My Dragon? - by Steve Light

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781406360639 | ISBN 10: 1406360635

    Enter a fascinating, ornately drawn cityscape and help a boy find his dragon while counting objects from hot dogs to traffic lights.  A search-and-find number book! Enter an ornately drawn cityscape and help a little boy find his dragon while c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mimi and the Mountain Dragon by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Helen Stephens
    Mimi and the Mountain Dragon - by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Helen Stephens

    £5.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781405269346 | ISBN 10: 1405269340

    As soon as the bells stop ringing, I' m going to carry you home to your mother, back up to the Mountain Dragon's castle...  In her castle lair high in the mountains of Switzerland, lives a terrible dragon. In the village below, lives a little ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dragon Loves Penguin by Debi Gliori
    Dragon Loves Penguin - by Debi Gliori

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408839508 | ISBN 10: 1408839504

    Its bedtime in the land of ice and snow. "Night, night, says Bibs mummy. Sleep tight, says Bibs daddy. But Bib has a better plan. Please, says Bib, can I have a story? The one about dragons. And so begins the heartwarming tale of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Worst Princess by Anna Kemp, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
    The Worst Princess - by Anna Kemp, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781847388766 | ISBN 10: 1847388760

    Once upon a time, in a tower near you, Lived a sad princess; the Princess Sue. "Some day," she sighed, "my prince will come, But I wish he'd move his royal bum." But when Princess Sue's prince finally does arrive, he's not qu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
    The Last Dragonslayer - by Jasper Fforde

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781444707205 | ISBN 10: 1444707205

    In the good old days, magic was powerful, unregulated by government, and even the largest spell could be woven without filling in magic release form B1-7g.  Then the magic started fading away.  Fifteen-year-old Jennifer Strang ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tell Me a Dragon by Jackie Morris
    Tell Me a Dragon - by Jackie Morris

    £11.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781845075347 | ISBN 10: 184507534x

    Jackie Morris shows in words and stunning paintings exactly why dragons' owners find their pets so entrancing.   Everyone has their very own dragon, and this book describes many different varieties of the beast, showing in words and stunning p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Trouble with Dragons by Debi Gliori
    The Trouble with Dragons - by Debi Gliori

    £5.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747595410 | ISBN 10: 0747595410

    The world is populated by some beastly dragons who care nothing for how much they pollute the oceans, chop down the trees, gobble up all the food and use everything up without stopping to think.   Those dragons need to wake up to what they a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon by Jules Bass & Debbie Harter
    Herb, the Vegetarian Dragon - by Jules Bass & Debbie Harter

    £5.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781905236473 | ISBN 10: 1905236476

    Follow the adventures of Herb and Meathook when the knights of Castle Dark decide that the time has come to rid their land of man-eating dragons. "A magical read for all new thinkers, young and old; Herb's story tells the tale of the future."(Paul M ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
    The Paper Bag Princess - by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko

    £4.95   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780920236161 | ISBN 10: 0920236162

    This bestselling modern classic features a princess who rescues a very snooty and ungrateful prince. "This humorous story sends an assuring message to readers about women's (and girls) potential to break through sex-role stereotyping. This bo ... more

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