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Dragon's Breath: Book Two in the Tales of the Frog Princess

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Take one of each: a feather from an old horse, a girl who sneezes, a crab who chatters, and an otter (who's not). Add a castle with a cellar full of ghosts and a mean ol' grandmother. Mix together. Stir in a sprinkling of wit and a pinch of classic tales to taste. And, top it all off with a cave full of dragons! You now have the magic recipe for a fun and enchanting time with Dragon's Breath.
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Publisher Comments:

Emma and Eadric have no sooner turned back into humans (from being frogs) than Emma's mother is in a panic, Aunt Grassina is distracted because she's found her true love turned into an otter, and Emma's magic is so out of control she sends herself to the dungeon by mistake. The neighboring kingdom has chosen this moment to attack, and if Emma can't get Grassina's mind back on protecting the kingdom, life as they know it in Greater Greensward will be in peril. From underwater sea monsters to fire-breathing dragons, this witty pair of young friends manages to sweet-talk, cajole, and race their way to victory. But when it looks as if everything will finally work out, disaster strikes, and Emma finds that magic is not enough-it takes real bravery and a strong, new friendship to succeed.

Review:

"In this companion to The Frog Princess, Emma can't seem to control her magic — first she accidentally transports herself to the dungeon, then she discovers that whenever she sneezes, she turns into a frog. Ages 8-up. Writing under a pseudonym, the adult novelist Julianna Baggott introduces Fern Drudger, who keeps to herself the seemingly magical things she witnesses. Ages 10-13." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

Emma and Eadric have no sooner turned back into humans (from being frogs) than Emma's mother is in a panic. The neighboring kingdom has chosen this moment to attack, and if Emma can't get Grassina's mind back on protecting the kingdom, life as they know it will be in peril.

About the Author

E.D. Baker is the author of The Frog Princess, which has already been translated into several languages, was a Winter Book Sense Children's 76 pick and has been optioned by Disney for an animated movie. She lives with her family near Baltimore, MD.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582346663
Author:
Baker, E D
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Author:
Baker, E. D.
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Witches
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Love & Romance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Series:
Tales of the Frog Princess
Publication Date:
20051031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.83 x 5.25 x 0.94 in
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 304 pages Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - English 9781582346663 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Take one of each: a feather from an old horse, a girl who sneezes, a crab who chatters, and an otter (who's not). Add a castle with a cellar full of ghosts and a mean ol' grandmother. Mix together. Stir in a sprinkling of wit and a pinch of classic tales to taste. And, top it all off with a cave full of dragons! You now have the magic recipe for a fun and enchanting time with Dragon's Breath.

"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "In this companion to The Frog Princess, Emma can't seem to control her magic — first she accidentally transports herself to the dungeon, then she discovers that whenever she sneezes, she turns into a frog. Ages 8-up. Writing under a pseudonym, the adult novelist Julianna Baggott introduces Fern Drudger, who keeps to herself the seemingly magical things she witnesses. Ages 10-13." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , Emma and Eadric have no sooner turned back into humans (from being frogs) than Emma's mother is in a panic. The neighboring kingdom has chosen this moment to attack, and if Emma can't get Grassina's mind back on protecting the kingdom, life as they know it will be in peril.
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