Category Archives: dragons

Welcome the story-tellers

A new year, a new chance to tell you about books you might love. Today, a set of three books that weave folktales and myths into the journeys of three children and their fellow travelers. Grace Lin, Where the Mountain Meets … Continue reading

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New year, new projects

I had originally thought to make no resolutions this year, so that I would have none to break. Yet there’s something about a new year that inspires me to set goals, and I find myself planning out 2014 with big and … Continue reading

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Sensing a trend

I just learned of two calls for “dragon stories”. One asks for feisty heroine+dragon and the other wants princess+dragon. So I’m thinking of favorite dragon tales: Kenneth Grahame’s The Reluctant Dragon (1898), E Nesbit’s The Book of Dragons (1900), and Ruth Stiles … Continue reading

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