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Dragon Slayers' Academy #01: The New Kid at School

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ISBN13: 9780448431086
ISBN10: 0448431084
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The Dragon Slayers' Academy is back-and it's bigger and better than ever! The books have new covers and are now 112 pages long. Expanded from the old 96-page format, they now feature a fun Dragon Slayers' Academy Yearbook at the end of each story, with funny profiles of the faculty, the staff, and, especially, the students of D.S.A. All the things kids want to know about their favorite characters are revealed: their silly nicknames, inner secrets, wildest dreams, and lofty plans for the future!

When a traveling minstrel foretells that he is to become a hero, Wiglaf sets out to fulfill his destiny: he signs up at the Dragon Slayers' Academy. But how can he ever hope to be a dragon slayer when he can't even stand the sight of blood?

Illustrated by Bill Basso.

Synopsis:

Beasts of Olympus is a series of 144-page illustrated chapter books set in a magical Ancient Greece where strange things still walk the Earth. Beast Keeper tells the story of Pandemonius (a.k.a. "Demon," the half-god son of Pan) who, on his tenth birthday, is called upon to look after all the mythical creatures that belong to the stables of Olympus.
 

Synopsis:

When a traveling minstrel foretells that he is to become a hero, Wiglaf sets out to fulfill his destiny: he signs up at the Dragon Slayers' Academy. But how can he ever hope to be a dragon slayer when he can't even stand the sight of blood?

About the Author

Lucy Coats studied English and Ancient History at Edinburgh University, then worked in children's publishing and now writes full time. She is a gifted children's poet and has also written several picture book texts. She is widely respected for her lively retellings of myths. Her 12-book series, Greek Beasts and Heroes, was published by Orion in the U.K. Beasts of Olympus will be her first U.S. publication. Lucy's website is at www.lucycoats.com. You can also follow her on Twitter @lucycoats.
 

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greymouse1, May 31, 2011 (view all comments by greymouse1)
What a fun series! Wiglaf is a poor, county boy that has dreams of greatness. The adventures and hyjinx that he and his friends get involved in are funny and heartwarming and really entertaining. My little boy and I thoroughly enjoyed this series and each book was a delight.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780448431086
ill.:
Basso, Bill
Author:
McMullan, Kate
Illustrator:
Basso, Bill
Author:
Coats, Lucy
Author:
McMullan, K. H.
Author:
Gilpin, Stephen
Author:
Bean, Brett
Author:
Basso, Bill
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Dragons
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Readers - Chapter Books
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Beasts of Olympus
Series Volume:
010
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.13 in 1 lb
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Beasts of Olympus is a series of 144-page illustrated chapter books set in a magical Ancient Greece where strange things still walk the Earth. Beast Keeper tells the story of Pandemonius (a.k.a. "Demon," the half-god son of Pan) who, on his tenth birthday, is called upon to look after all the mythical creatures that belong to the stables of Olympus.
 
"Synopsis" by ,

When a traveling minstrel foretells that he is to become a hero, Wiglaf sets out to fulfill his destiny: he signs up at the Dragon Slayers' Academy. But how can he ever hope to be a dragon slayer when he can't even stand the sight of blood?

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