Synopses & Reviews
Meet Princess Cimorene--a princess who refustes to be proper. She is everything a princess is not supposed to be: headstrong, tomobyish smart... And bored. So bored that she runs away to live with a dragon. And not just any dragon, but Kazul--one of the most powerful and dangerous dragons arounds. Of course, Cimorene has a way of hooking up with dangerous characters, and soon she's coping with a witch,a a jinn, a death-dealing talking bird, a stone prince, and some very oily wizards. If this princess ran away to find some excitement, it looks like she's found plenty! With a new look and new introduction from the author.
"What a charmer! . . . Laugh-out-loud reading pleasure."--Booklist
"Full of excitement . . . and good humor. . . . Wrede's delightful voice is all her own."--School Library Journal (starred review)
"[An] upbeat and lively story."--VOYA
*"Full of excitement...and good humor. Wrede's delightful voice is all her own."--School Library Journal, starred review *"What a charmer! A decidedly diverting novel with plenty of action and ...laugh-out-loud reading pleasure."--Booklist, starred review "Ingenious fantasy."--Kirkus Reviews
Cimorene, the daughter of a very proper king, runs away and becomes the princess of a very powerful dragon, Kazul. “A decidedly diverting novel with plenty of action and many slightly skewed fairy-tale conventions that add to the laugh-out-loud reading pleasure and give the story a wide appeal.”--Booklist
This young adult fantasy novel has become a modern classic. Rather than marry a boring prince, Princess Cimerone runs away from her kingdom and becomes an assistant to the dragon Kazul. "School Library Journal" Best Book of 1990.
The first two volumes of Patricia C. Wrede's beloved, bestselling Enchanted Forest Chronicles!
Cimorene is everything a princess is not
supposed to be: headstrong, tomboyish, smart. . . .
And bored. So bored that she runs away to live with a dragon . . . and finds the family and excitement she's been looking for.
Princess Cimorene, the daughter of a very proper king, runs away to live with a very powerful dragon, Kazul. This new edition includes an introduction by the author and fantastic new packaging.
About the Author
PATRICIA C. WREDE has written many novels, including Sorcery and Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot and The Grand Tour coauthored with Caroline Stevermer, as well as the four books in her own series, the Enchanted Forest Chronicles. She lives near Minneapolis, Minnesota.