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Dragonkeeper

£3.99

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'The most captivating children's book I've seen so far this year,' Amanda Craig, The Times. Ping is a slave in a little-used royal palace on the edge of the Emperor's kingdom. Her tyrannical master is a cruel drunk who neglects his duties as Imperial Dragonkeeper and under his watch the Emperor's dragons have dwindled from a magnificent dozen to a miserable two. When one dragon dies, only the ancient and wise Long Danzi remains. His fate seems sealed - until Ping comes to his rescue in a moment of startling bravery that reveals her destiny as a Dragonkeeper. Pursued by the Emperor's forces and an evil dragon hunter, Ping, Danzi, and a rat called Hua, set off on a remarkable journey across the kingdom. Bound for the Ocean, they carry a mesmerising, beautiful dragon stone that must be protected at any cost. Surviving dangers of all kinds - a shape-shifting necromancer, and a ritual sacrifice among them - the trio finally arrive at Ocean, Danzi's final place of rest. But as her dragon-friend leaves Ping forever, the dragon stone reveals its spectacular secret.

Cover good, a little dog-eared.
Pages very good, a little edge wear.

Item details

Author(s):
Wilkinson, Caroline
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0330441094
ISBN-13:
9780330441094
Number of pages:
338
Publisher:
Macmillan Children's

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'The most captivating children's book I've seen so far this year,' Amanda Craig, The Times. Ping is a slave in a little-used royal palace on the edge of the Emperor's kingdom. Her tyrannical master is a cruel drunk who neglects his duties as Imperial Dragonkeeper and under his watch the Emperor's dragons have dwindled from a magnificent dozen to a miserable two. When one dragon dies, only the ancient and wise Long Danzi remains. His fate seems sealed - until Ping comes to his rescue in a moment of startling bravery that reveals her destiny as a Dragonkeeper. Pursued by the Emperor's forces and an evil dragon hunter, Ping, Danzi, and a rat called Hua, set off on a remarkable journey across the kingdom. Bound for the Ocean, they carry a mesmerising, beautiful dragon stone that must be protected at any cost. Surviving dangers of all kinds - a shape-shifting necromancer, and a ritual sacrifice among them - the trio finally arrive at Ocean, Danzi's final place of rest. But as her dragon-friend leaves Ping forever, the dragon stone reveals its spectacular secret.

Cover good, a little dog-eared.
Pages very good, a little edge wear.

Author(s):
Wilkinson, Caroline
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0330441094
ISBN-13:
9780330441094
Number of pages:
338
Publisher:
Macmillan Children's

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