The Dragons of Wayward Crescent: Gruffen (Hardcover)


By Chris D'Lacey

Orchard Books, 9780545168151, 112pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009



Bestselling author Chris d'Lacey's first series for young readers ages 7 to 10 - complete with black and white lined drawings
When Lucy Pennykettle suspects there's a monster in her bedroom, her mom knows exactly what to do. She creates a new dragon - Gruffen the guard dragon. But can Gruffen discover the mystery behind the monster?
New York Times Bestselling author, Chris d'Lacey, debuts his first series for younger readers - full of magic, adventure, and humor. Featuring black and white lined illustrations.

About the Author

Chris d'Lacey is the author of several highly acclaimed books, including the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling Last Dragon Chronicles: THE FIRE WITHIN, ICEFIRE, FIRE STAR, THE FIRE ETERNAL, DARK FIRE, FIRE WORLD, and THE FIRE ASCENDING. Additionally, he is the author of the middle-grade series The Dragons of Wayward Crescent, also published by Orchard Books. He lives in Devon, England, with his wife, where he is at work on his next book. Visit to learn more about Chris d'Lacey's books.