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Dragonkeeper (#1 Dragonkeeper)

Carole Wilkinson (Author)



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Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
01 May 2012
Science fiction; Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA); Biology; Future Society; War; Colonisation; Young Adult; Aurealis Award; Young Adult Science Fiction
Ancient China, Han Dynasty. A slave girl saves the life of an ageing dragon and escapes her brutal master. Pursued by a ruthless dragon hunter, the girl and the dragon make an epic journey across China carrying a mysterious stone that must be protected. This is the story of a young slave girl who believes she is not worthy of a name but finds within herself the strength and courage to make this perilous journey - and do what must be done. This beautiful book by award-winning author Carole Wilkinson will enchant every reader.
By:   Carole Wilkinson (Author)
Imprint:   Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 199mm,  Width: 130mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   344g
ISBN:   9781742032450
ISBN 10:   1742032451
Series:   Dragonkeeper
Publication Date:   01 May 2012
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 10 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Dragonkeeper (#1 Dragonkeeper)

A wonderfully fashioned tale of a young slave girl and an ageing dragon. An enchanting blend of fantasy and history. -- Pia Butcher * The Age * In Dragonkeeper, Carole Wilkinson transports the reader to a richly evoked ancient China during the Han Dynasty... in an absorbing, textured, adventure story. -- Australian Book Review * Australian Book Review * A story that informs as it delights and leaves the reader with a yearning to know more. -- Judges' Report * Childrens Book Council of Australia *

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