Dealing with Dragons

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Magic Carpet Books, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 212 pages
826 Reviews
Bored with traditional palace life, Princess Cimorene goes off to live with a group of dragons and soon becomes involved with fighting against some disreputable wizards who want to steal away the dragons' kingdom. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

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The writing is easy to read and humorous. - Goodreads
The plot thickens when some oily wizards show up... - Goodreads
Patricia Wrede has a fun storytelling perspective. - Goodreads
Clever subtle reference to famous fairy tales. - Goodreads
Her happy ending is better than marriage, for her. - Goodreads
It's fairly well written - the pace is a bit slow. - Goodreads

Review: Dealing with Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1)

User Review  - Giselle Bradley - Goodreads

How can I even begin to describe my love for this book and the whole series? This book is about a princess named Cimorene who refuses to be a proper. When her parents try to marry her off she runs ... Read full review

Review: Dealing with Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1)

User Review  - Renee - Goodreads

My boys weren't interested in reading about princesses and dragons! Weird. I listened to this and the main character's voice was so annoying I could barely finish. It would probably be better if I read it. Read full review

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Patricia Collins Wrede is an American fantasy writer, born 1953 in Chicago, Illinois; she is the eldest of five children. She graduated from Carleton College in 1974 with a BA in Biology. She earned an MBA from University of Minnesota in 1977. She finished her first book in 1978. She is a full-time writer. She is a vegetarian and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her three cats.

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