The new kid at school: Revenge of the dragon lady

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Grosset & Dunlap, Dec 27, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 182 pages
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The first 4 books of the Dragon Slayers' Academy series are now available in 2 special gift editions! Books #1 & #2 and #3 & #4 are bound together and beautifully packaged as hardcover books featuring new cover designs and specially priced at $6.99 each. Come and join Wiglaf in his zany adventures from the days of yore when dragons were aplenty and dragon-slayers were ready, willing -- but not always able.

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Review: The New Kid at School (Dragon Slayers' Academy #1)

User Review  - Megan Bruce - Goodreads

Grade 2-4. Great vocabulary and funny for kids. Easy read but not a lot of thought provoking questions for students to discuss as a lesson. Read full review

Review: The New Kid at School (Dragon Slayers' Academy #1)

User Review  - Nicole Patterson - Goodreads

I read this to my boys at bedtime and they didn't really care for it in the beginning before Wiglaf went to DSA. But once he went to the school my boys enjoyed the little surprises the book held. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Author Kate McMullan was born in 1947 in St. Louis, Missouri. She received a Bachelor's degree in elementary education at the University of Tulsa and a Master's degree in early childhood education from Ohio State University. She taught elementary school in inner-city Los Angeles and on an American Air Force base in Germany. In 1976, she moved to New York City and became an editor of language arts and audiovisual materials for a publishing house. She has written over 50 children's books under the names Kate McMullan, Katy Hall, and K. H. McMullan. The book, I Stink!, won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor. Nutcracker Noel and Hey, Pipsqueak, which were illustrated by her husband Jim McMullan, were voted among the New York Times Ten Best Picture Books of the Year. She writes the Dragon Slayers' Academy series and the Fluffy, the Classroom Guinea Pig series. She also teaches at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies and is a member of the faculty of the New School's MFA Writing Program. She currently lives in New York City and Sag Harbor, New York with her family.

Kate McMullan lives in New York, New York. Bill Basso lives in Englishtown, New Jersey.