The New Kid at School #1

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Penguin, May 12, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
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When a traveling minstrel foretells that he is to become a hero, Wiglaf sets out to fulfill his destiny: he signs up at the Dragon Slayers' Academy. But how can he ever hope to be a dragon slayer when he can't even stand the sight of blood?


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I don't give out easy five stars but these books were really funny and very entertaining Read full review

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it was okay. it was easy and quick and Lucy seemed to liked it and when I wanted to take a break asked me not to. But it was not a book a book I thought amazing. want bad, had cute parts, but if we don't go into the series I'll be fine. Read full review

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Kate Mcmullan is the author of the popular Myth-o-Mania series, the Greek myths as told by Hades. She also writes the early chapter books about Dragon Slayers' Academy, and her book Pearl and Wagner: One Funny Day was a 2010 Geisel Honor Book.

Jim Mcmullan is an internationally acclaimed illustrator and poster designer whose work can be seen in The Theater Posters of James McMullan. He is also the author of Leaving China, an illustrated memoir of his World War II childhood.

Kate and Jim McMullan have collaborated on many popular picture books, including I'm Fast!; I'm Big!; I'm Bad!; I'm Dirty!, a Child Magazine Best Book; I'm Mighty!; and I Stink!, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book. The McMullans live in Sag Harbor, New York.

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