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"Dragon Slippers" Is A Terrific Children's Book

My kids want to reveal to you this excellent children's book called Dragon Slippers. Written by Jessica Day George and the publisher is Bloomsbury USA Childrens. This book went on sale in April of 2008. The child's book has 352 pages. The children's book is 0.91"H x 8.28"L x 5.5"W and it has a weight of 0.67 lbs.

Dragon Slippers. dragon slippers orphan named creel befriends

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Publisher:Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Author:Jessica Day George


When an orphan girl named Creel befriends a dragon, she unknowingly inherits a pair of slippers that may be employed 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 dragon-drenched action!

Creel, the heroine of Dragon Slippers is hardly a damsel-in-distress. I hate to spoil any surprises, but we will get to see what happens when a dragon turns evil (of its own totally free will ). Jessica Day George: I can sew, although I doubt really much a duchess would hire me to make her a gown! What would be your top 5 favorite books within the genre?) , I would say: Beauty by Robin Mc Kinley, Tam Lin by Pamela Dean, The War from the Flowers by Tad Williams, His Majesty's Dragon by Naomi Novik, and J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter books. Amazon.) Amazon. Amazon. Jessica Day George: My next book is not connected to Dragon Slippers at all, however the one proper after that is going to be a sequel. Five Questions for Jessica Day George Amazon. Jessica Day George: People collect all kinds of crazy things: spoons, stamps, books. com: What's next in store for Creel and Luka?) There are books where the dragon is not the bad guy (Anne Mc Caffrey, Gordon Dickson) , but I wanted nevertheless far more. So why ought to dragons not all hoard the identical factor? And a dragon. com: Your descriptions of Creel's"fancywork"are so rich with detail and color that I have to think that you must be an specialist sewer yourself. Will they have more dragon adventures in your next book? This actually is what goes on in my head! But soon enough those mysterious slippers begin to wreak havoc, and it's as significantly as Creel to conserve the kingdom from disaster and defend the dragons from certain doom. Why not tapestries or pets or shoes? Creel sprang into my head as a fully formed personality with her own talents and opinions firmly intact, I just knew that her name was Creel, she had freckles, and she wanted to turn into a dressmaker. Can you tell us much far more about why you chose this specific talent for your heroine? Along the way we discover Creel's enormous talent at embroidery, and you can't assist but linger more than the rich descriptions of her lovely tapestry-like gowns, which quickly make her basically the most sought-after dressmaker in the kingdom. I wanted the dragons to have their own lives: friends, hobbies, food allergies."If I had to narrow it down to five favorites (only 5? ! I once lived next door to a woman with sixty (yep, 6-0) toy poodles. Creel's feisty spirit breathes fiery new life into this epic world at every single turn, creating this amongst probably the most memorable and fun fantasy debuts to hit shelves since Cornelia Funke's Inkheart. Oh, I wanted a dragon for a friend so badly! I could do this! In Dragon Slippers however, Shardas and Feniul are peaceful, caring creatures who are dangerous only beneath the sway of human control. What was your inspiration for re-imagining this legendary species? And what makes Creel and Shardas such excellent friends, I think, is the truth that they both have a excellent eye for color and form. If humans can be good or evil, vain or kind, why can't dragons? Shardas' collection of beautiful stained glass is especially unique--does this tell us something about his true nature? com: Of each of the fantasy literature you've read, is there a particular author who inspired you to write your personal novel? After her aunt totes her out to the neighborhood dragon in desperation (with the hope that the neighborhood prince will rescue her from specified death and marry her) , Creel refuses the haughty prince and finds friendship with the dragons, who set her on a journey to the center with the kingdom with a pretty pair of what only appear to be ordinary slippers. com: In fantasy novels, dragons are normally fierce and fearsome. com: Why do the dragons in Dragon Slippers hoard treasured human possessions like shoes and dogs instead of gold? I saw no reason why large, magical, intelligent creatures couldn't be just like humans--only scaly and winged. Amazon. (Still do! You will find also two weddings, Marta gets a pet monkey, and Feniul falls in love. (Those all count as one big book, right? Are you? Jessica Day George: I had a quantity of imaginary buddies growing up, all of them talking animals: a wolf, some horses, a tiger. The"fancywork"developed as a way for her to spend homage to her friend Shardas and his collection. Jessica Day George: The first time I study Robin Mc Kinley's Damar novels (The Hero along using the Crown, The Blue Sword) I believed"Yes! They can both appreciate the way colors combine, the way light adjustments the appear of things and plays off the colors.


  • ISBN13: 9781599902753
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  • Number of Pages: 352
  • Languages:
  • English (Unknown)
  • English (Original Language)
  • English (Published)
  • Product Dim.: Height: 0.91" Length: 8.28" Width: 5.5"
  • Product Weight: 0.67 lbs.
  • Package: Height: 1.1" Length: 8.1" Depth: 5.4"
  • Package Weight: 0.6 lbs.

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