Dragon Slippers (Paperback)
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Short Description for Dragon Slippers When an orphan girl named Creel befriends a dragon, she unknowingly inherits a pair of slippers that could be used to save her kingdom, or destroy it. Perfect for fans of Shannon Hale and Cornelia Funke's "Dragon Rider," the light tone and charming characterizations bring this heartwarming fantasy to life. Older middle grade readers and young teens alike will appreciate the adventure, fun, and dra...
- Published: 29 April 2008
- Format: Paperback 324 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781599902753 ISBN 10: 1599902753
- Sales rank: 55,617
Reviews for Dragon Slippers
I am hard to please and I loved this book . It's so captivating nearer the end I felt heart broken my parents told me that I was murmuring this in my sleep " Shardas , Shardas what happened ? how did you survive ? where ARE you ? "
I feel that heavy in my heart . I must know more . MUST READ MORE !!! It kills me to know there is only three books . I'm going to BEG Jessica Day George to write another I advise this book to people who like adventure and fantasy .
If your a bookworm thats great but if you are not definatly pick upthis book to freak ouut your parents you will get attached to it bookworm or not !!!!
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Reviewed by Jocelyn Pearce for TeensReadToo.com
DRAGON SLIPPERS is one of the best fantasy books I've read in ages! I always feel like good fantasy is hard to find, but this book certainly succeeded in being that and much more.
When Creel's parents die, her rather silly aunt is going to be hard-pressed to come up with the money to feed Creel and her brother, so she comes up with a plan. She's going to give Creel to the dragon rumored to live in the hills near their town and convince a local nobleman's son to rescue and marry the "fair maiden."
Anyone with sense knows this is ridiculous. The dragon is only a myth...Right?
Wrong. Creel, however, is clever enough to talk her way out of the hands of the dragon (who doesn't really want to eat her, and, by the way, collects shoes, not gold), and out of the bargain she gets a comfortable pair of blue slippers, which she wears on the long walk to the capitol, where she wants to find work putting the sewing and embroidering skills taught to her by her mother to use. It seems like a simple enough plan; however, life is never as simple as we think it is going to be.
DRAGON SLIPPERS is an un-put-downable read, set in a vividly created fantasy world. The characters are wonderful, too (although I feel the storytelling, rather than the characters, is Jessica Day George's strength in this story). DRAGON SLIPPERS is an excellent novel, one sure to appeal to fantasy fans of all ages.
*Gold Star Award Winner! by TeensReadToo