Dragon's Boy: A Tale of Young King Arthur

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Turtleback Books, Mar 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 120 pages
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Artos, a 13-year-old orphan being raised by Sir Ectos, stumbles into the cave of a lonely dragon. When the dragon offers to teach him the game of wisdom, Artos accepts, and becomes the Pendragon--the son of the dragon. And with the dragon's guidance, Artos sets out on a journey to a destiny he never dreamed could be his own.

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Review: The Dragon's Boy

User Review  - Wayne McCoy - Goodreads

Young Artos lives in Sir Ector's castle and is shoved around by the other boys. One day, while tracking down a wayward hound, he discovers a cave that has a dragon living in it. The dragon offers him ... Read full review

Review: The Dragon's Boy

User Review  - MartyAnne - Goodreads

Who doesn't love a story about dragons -- even one you don't see? This is about an orphan boy finding his way in adolescence, learning wisdom from the dragon in the cave. Totally engrossing story set ... Read full review

About the author (2001)

Jane Yolen was born February 11, 1939 in New York City. She received her BA from Smith College in 1960. After college, she became an editor in New York City and wrote during her lunch break. She sold her first children's book, Pirates in Petticoats, at the age of 22. Since then, she has written over 300 books for children, young adults and adults. Her other works include the Emperor and the Kite, Owl Moon, How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? and The Devil's Arithmetic, which tells the story of the life of a Jew in a concentration camp. She has won a multitude of medals for her work including the Kerlan Award, the Regina Medal, the Keene State Children's Literature Award, the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, the World Fantasy Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award.

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