Dragon Rider

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Scholastic, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 523 pages
62 Reviews
Published before THE THIEF LORD in Germany, DRAGON RIDER established Cornelia Funke as a bestselling and critically acclaimed author. Now, this fantastical epic has come to America!

Firedrake, a young dragon, receives a frightening warning one night: Humans are planning to destroy the valley in which he lives! All the dragons must flee. Their only refuge is a place above the clouds called the Rim of Heaven --- which may not even exist. Firedrake boldly volunteers to go ahead first. As he embarks on his journey, he meets Ben, a runaway boy. Together, the boy & dragon make their way toward the Rim of Heaven, all the while running a step ahead of Nettlebrand, a monster who will stop at nothing to hunt down Firedrake. Their quest will truly become an adventure like no other.

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User Review  - Samantha Cardarelli - Goodreads

ehh... the book has to be AMAZING for me to tolerate talking animals and this just didn't cut it. Read full review

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User Review  - Kiersty - Goodreads

I actually couldn't get into this book- so I didn't finish it which is quite unusual because normally I am quite obsessive about finishing any book or series I start.... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Cornelia Funke is Germany's bestselling children's author after J. K. Rowling and R.L. Stine. She is the author of many bestselling titles, including The Thief Lord, Dragon Rider, and the picture book The Princess Knight. Funke lives in Los Angeles, California.

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