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Fire and Wings

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Fire and Wings

Dragon Tales from East and West

By Marianne Carus (Editor); Nilesh Mistry (Illustrator); Jane Yolen (Introduction by)

Cricket Books, Hardcover, 9780812626643, 146pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 2002

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Newbery Award winner Jane Yolen’s enchanting preface Dragons: An Unnatural History” introduces this collection of 15 dragon stories from England, Western and Eastern Europe, Korea, Japan, and China. Ferocious fire-breathing dragons face off with clever princesses and courageous village girls in a riddle match. But the last dragon in the world is a kind, gentle beast who sheds tears of joy when a princess calls him dragon dear.” Ferocious or kind, wise or wicked, these mythical creatures transport readers to the far corners of the world.

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