Dragons of Darkness

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Dragons of Darkness

By Antonia Michaelis; Anthea Bell (Translator)

ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9780810940741, 548pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010

The author-translator team behind the internationally acclaimed "Tiger Moon "reunites for this lush, exotic tale of fantasy and adventure and dragons galore.
In this thrilling modern-day fable, two boys from very different backgrounds are thrown together by magic, mayhem, and a common foe. Jumar, an invisible prince, wants to free his native Nepal from invaders. Christopher, a shy German boy, wants to find his kidnapped brother. Together they embark on a journey through the wilderness of Nepal a journey that proves to be a dangerous rite of passage. Fighting the beautiful but deadly dragons that beset the country, the two boys learn that in order to change the world, they must first change themselves.
F&P level: X.

About the Author
Antonia Michaelis has lived and taught in India. She is the author of several award-winning books published in her native Germany, where she lives. Anthea Bell is the translator of Cornelia Funke s bestselling "Inkheart" books. Her work has won the Marsh Award for Children s Literature in Translation, the Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator s Prize, and the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. She lives in Cambridge, Great Britain."