Dragons General

Evslin, Bernard

The Dragon of Boeotia

JUV 292.E93dr

A fierce dragon plaguing a region of Greece comes into combat with the young prince, Cadmus of Phoenicia.  The book's illustrations are famous works of art covering many centuries. 1987.

 

Hague, Michael

The Book of Dragons

JUV 398.2.B6438b

A collection of short stories featuring dragons, by such authors as Italo Calvino, Kenneth Grahame, and Elizabeth Coatsworth. 1995.

 

Passes, David

Dragons: Truth, Myth, and Legend

JUV 398.2.P2675d

Presents various myths and legends about dragons and discusses dragon lore from around the world. 1993.

 

Hodges, Margaret

Saint George and the Dragon: A Golden Legend

JUV 398.2.S139s

Retells the segment from Spenser's The Faerie Queene, in which George, the Red Cross Knight slays the dreadful dragon that has been terrorizing the countryside for years and brings peace and joy to the land. 1984.

 

Yolen, Jane

Merlin and the Dragons

JUV 398.2.Y78m

When young Arthur is troubled by dreams, Merlin tells him a story about a fatherless boy who himself dreamedabout dragons and the defeat of the evil king Vortigern. 1995.

 

Drake, Ernest

Dr. Ernest Drake's Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons

JUV 398.4.D7892d (Library Use Only)

Accompanied by a dragon-calling spell, dragon riddles, and samples of dragon wings and dragon skin, a renowned dragonologist introduces young believers to the incredible world of these mysterious creatures where he ponders their many extraordinary abilities. 2006.

 

Trumbauer, Lisa

A Practical Guide to Dragons

JUV 398.2454.T

This illustrated "field guide" to the habits of dragons brings readers of all ages into a magical and mysterious world where dragons come alive! Young dragon hunters will enjoy the helpful tips, secret maps, and dragon anatomy, while every reader will be amazed by the variety of dragons included. With full-color art from some of the fantasy genre's most talented illustrators. 2006.

 

Green, Roger Lancelyn

A Cavalcade of Dragons

JUV 398.4.G825c

An anthology containing thirty-nine tales of dragon lore derived from ancient and modern sources. 1970.

 

Lawson, Julie

The Dragon's Pearl

JUV 398.4.L445d

During a terrible drought, a cheerful, dutiful son finds a magic pearl which forever changes his live and the lives of his mother and neighbors. 1993.

 

Manning-Sanders, Ruth

A Book of Dragons

 

JUV 398.4.M316bo

An anthology of fourteen dragon tales from China, Ireland, Macedonia, Germany, Greece, and Rumania. 1964.

 

Gibbons, Gail

Behold--The Dragons!

JUV ME COLL 398.469.G352b

Explains how myths about dragons developed, different types of dragons, what draconologists do, and how different cultures portray dragons. 1999.

 

Wyly, Michael

Dragons

JUV 398.469.W9904d

Discusses what are dragons, dragon's breath, guardians, and dragon slayers.  Discusses the role of dragons in myth, fantasy, art, and literature. 2002.

 

Hart, Christopher

Kids Draw Knights, Kings, Queens & Dragons

JUV 741.5.H251kk

 

Peffer, Jessica

DragonArt: How to Draw Fantastic Dragons and Fantasy Creatures

JUV 743.87.P3483d

 

Yolen Jane

Here There Be Dragons

JUV 808.3.Y78h

A collection of both new and previously published stories and poems about dragons. 1993.

 

Carle, Eric

Eric Carle's Dragons Dragons and Other Creatures That Never Were

JUV 808.81.C192er

An illustrated collection of poems about dragons and other fantastic creatures by a variety of authors. 1991.

 

Prelutsky, Jack

The Dragons are Singing Tonight

JUV 811.59.P915d

A collection of poems about dragons. 1993.

 

Gresh, Lois H.

The Ultimate unauthorized Eragon Guide: The Hidden Facts Behind the World of Alagaesia

JUV 813.6.G8664u

An in-depth look at the magical people, places, and creatures of the Inheritance series, including an explanation of the folk references, myths, and legends that form the basis of the books. 2006.

 

Nash, Ogden

The Tale of Custard the Dragon

JUV 817.59.N175t

In this humorous poem, Custard the cowardly dragon saves the day when a pirate threatens Belinda and her pet animals. 1995.