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Dugald SteerDescribe your new book.
The Dragon's Eye is the first of a series of Dragonology novels about two children, Daniel and Beatrice Cook, who find themselves thrown into an adventure with their parents' old tutor, eccentric dragonologist Dr. Ernest Drake, some wicked villains, and a number of different dragons. They become junior members of the S.A.S.D (the Secret and Ancient Society of Dragonologists) and learn a great deal about Dragonology and about Dr. Drake in the process
I have always enjoyed Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson, and I can't recommend it enough! It is the tale of a boy named Jim Hawkins, who discovers an old pirate treasure map and sets off in search of the pirate treasure. This is a thrilling adventure that will definitely grab you from the very first page!
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What is your favorite literary first line?
How did the last good book you read end up in your hands?
What was your favorite story as a child?
What do you do for relaxation?
What's your favorite holiday and why?