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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

REVIEW: DRAGON SLAYERS' ACADEMY #1 AND AWARD TIME!

Dragon Slayers' Academy Book # 1 by Kate McMullan
Paperback: 112 pages

Publisher: Grosset And Dunlap (May 13 2003)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0448431084
For ages 7-9

From the author's website:

A traveling minstrel tells Wiglaf that he was born to be a hero. Dragon slayers are heroes, thinks Wiglaf, so he sets off, with his pig Daisy, for Dragon Slayers Academy, determined to learn to be a dragon slayer. There is just one little problem with this plan. Wiglaf can’t stand the sight of blood.

I read this book in grade 2 and I really enjoyed it!  Some other characters not mentioned in the quote above are Wiglaf's friend Erica Von Royale (a princess who is pretending to be boy so she can fight dragons because only boys are allowed at the Dragon Slayers' Academy);  Angus, Wiglafs' other friend who is the nephew of the head master who is greedy and only wants more and more gold.

I like it because it is funny, it is set in medeival times, and I think dragons are cool.  There are 18 books in the series and I have read all of them.  I think most kids would like this series, especially if you liked Harry Potter, by J.K. Rowling.

I give this book 4/5 Blabbies



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8 comments:

Anonymous said...

HI ELLIE,

This is the third time that we have tried to send you a message - hopefully this one goes through

Wow - you have really been busy - love reading what you write - keep up the good work

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Lisa said...

Did I tell you how much I love your quotes of the day? You always select such lovely profound ones. SO PROUD OF YOU!

Tethered Mommy said...

Thank you for a new suggestion for Harry Potter fans! My husband and I like to read to our little ones (4 and 2) at night and this series looks perfect!

I like your daily puppy too - too cute!

Maggie at tethered mommy dot com
www.tetheredmommy.com

fourth Musketeer said...

Great job on your new blog! Congratulations on joining the blogosphere. I also love your puppy widget from daily puppy!

Check out my blog if you like historical fiction--I review books set at least 30 years ago for kids and teens at fourthmusketeer.blogspot.com.

Petula said...

Your blog is fabulous... I absolutely love it. Keep up the good work. I like that your reviews are interesting and short. :-) Great job... I look forward to coming back and reading more.

jewelknits said...

Thanks for this review! This series is going on Bebe Boy James' reading list!

Julie @ Knitting and Sundries

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