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ISBN13: 9780439672436
ISBN10: 0439672430
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Best-selling author, Chris d'Lacey, brings us a magical story about mysterious hand crafted clay dragons who have unusual powers.

When David moves in with Liz and Lucy, he discovers a collection of hand crafted, clay dragons that comes to life and has magical powers. David's personalized dragon, Gadzooks, can forecast the future, and inspires him to write a story which reveals the truth behind an unsolved mystery close to home. The story has an unhappy ending, and when David realizes the consequences of it he is angry. Then David finds Gadzooks crying and near death, and he discovers that these special dragons die when they are not loved. Soon David is forced to save his friend and unlock the powers of the fire within.

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When David moves in with Liz and Lucy, he discovers their collection of magical clay dragons. David's personalized dragon, Gadzooks, can forecast the future, and inspires him to write a story which reveals the truth behind an unsolved mystery close to home.

About the Author

Chris d'Lacey is the author of several highly acclaimed books, including the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Last Dragon Chronicles: THE FIRE WITHIN, ICEFIRE, FIRE STAR, THE FIRE ETERNAL, DARK FIRE, FIRE WORLD, and THE FIRE ASCENDING. Additionally, he is the author of the middle-grade series The Dragons of Wayward Crescent, also published by Orchard Books. He lives in Devon, England, with his wife, where he is at work on his next book.

Visit www.scholastic.com/LastDragonChronicles to learn more about Chris d'Lacey's books.

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Fernpaw, August 7, 2012 (view all comments by Fernpaw)
This book was a very good start to the Last Dragon Chronicles. Chris D'Lacey has taken a story about dragons to a completely different level with an average college student named David Rain.
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adamhardy, September 12, 2006 (view all comments by adamhardy)
All David Rain wanted was a room to rent, a quiet clean place to stay while he attended his college classes. But when he arrived he knew that this was what he was not going to get. Once David settles in with Liz and Lucy, he discovers a collection of hand crafted, clay dragons that come to life. David's dragon, Gadzooks, can predict the future, and inspires him to write a story that reveals the truth behind an unsolved mystery about a squirrel. The story has an unhappy ending, and when David realizes the punishment when he is angry. Then David finds Gadzooks crying and near death, and he discovers that these special dragons die when they are not loved. Soon David is forced to save his specially designed dragon and unlock the powers of the fire within
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780439672436
Author:
Dlacey, Chris
Publisher:
Orchard Books
Author:
D'Lacey, Chris
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Supernatural
Subject:
Animals, mythical
Subject:
Dragons
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Animals - Dragons
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
The Last Dragon Chronicles
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
07-10

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