Dragons of Darkness

Dragons of Darkness Cover

Dragons of Darkness

By Antonia Michaelis; Anthea Bell (Translator)

ABRAMS, Hardcover, 9780810940741, 548pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2010

Description
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 was born in North Germany in 1979 and spent her childhood and adolescence surrounded by her crazy-likeable parents and various cats. She started writing stories at a very young age. After finishing school, Michaelis left Germany and moved to South India for a year. She worked in a school near Madras as a teacher for English, arts, and acting. She has just finished studying medicine and is now writing children s books.

Johanna AdorjAn, born in 1971 in Stockholm, has worked as an editor and writer for various newspapers and magazines. A former theater and opera student, she has also written for stage and screen. She lives in Berlin.