Dragon Rider

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Scholastic, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 523 pages
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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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best childresn fiction book ever!

User Review  - Serenity - Borders

i LOVED this book tramendously! it always had me interested and guessing what whould happen next and i never wanted to put it down. between school, homework, and chores, i finished it within 2 1/-3 weeks. Read full review

An Unforgettable Journey.

User Review  - Amy Chen - Borders

The Dragon rider is one of those books that you never seem to forget; it just keeps resurfacing back into your thoughts. A mixture of adventure and fantasy.. the fun never stops for the protagonists of this book, and neither for you, as the reader. Highly recommended. 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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