Synopses & Reviews
When Jeremy Thatcher stumbles into Mr. Elives' magic shop, he leaves with a small marbled dragon's egg. When it hatches, Jeremy's wildest dreams take wing. Includes an author's note.
* "A funny, enjoyable, imaginative story whose serious undercurrents lend it unexpected depth."and#8212;Kirkus Reviews,
starred review and#160; "Not only is the story involving but the reader can really get a feeling for Jeremy as a person."and#8212;VOYA
and#160; "Will bring laughter and near tears to readers. . . . Dragons really exist for a little while."and#8212;School Library Journal
Children's Choice Award Nominee (in sixteen states)
IRA Teachers' Choice
When Jeremy Thatcher stumbles into Mr. Elives magic shop, he leaves with a small marbled dragons egg. When it hatches, Jeremys wildest dreams take wing. Illustrations.
The bestselling book in the Magic Shop series, now in a brand-new paperback edition
Sixth-grader Jeremy Thatcher discovers a strange magic shop he has never seen before. He enters, and his life is changed forever. Buying what he thinks is a marble, he discovers he has really purchased a dragonand#8217;s egg. and#160;
About the Author
is the bestselling author of dozens of books, including the enormously popular Magic Shop Books, Odder Than Ever
, and The Monsters of Morley Manor.
He lives in Syracuse, New York.