The Last Dragon (Hardcover)

By Jane Yolen, Rebecca Guay (Illustrator)

Dark Horse Books, 9781595827982, 144pp.

Publication Date: September 13, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/10/2016)

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Description

Master storyteller Jane Yolen (Owl Moon, Sword of the Rightful King) and celebrated fantasy artist Rebecca Guay (Swamp Thing, Magic: The Gathering) weave a textured and lyrical tale of adventure, homelands, and heroism the hard way.

Two hundred years ago, humans drove the dragons from the islands of May. Now, the last of the dragons rises to wreak havoc anewwith only a healer's daughter and a kiteflying wouldbe hero standing in its way.

* A compelling coming of age fantasy with exquisite fully painted art!

"Romantic artwork, rich and elegant in color, powerful in design and line, gives vivid life to this tale of a young village couple outwitting a dragon." Ursula K. LeGuin

"When one of the world's great fabulists teams with a charming artist to create a graphic album, you expect something special, and you get it. Sometimes funny, sometimes horrifying, sometimes adventurous—this is what fantasy is supposed to be." Will Shetterly


About the Author

Jane Yolen is an author of children's books, fantasy, and science fiction, including Owl Moon, The Devil's Arithmetic, and How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? She is also a poet, a teacher of writing and literature, and a reviewer of children's literature. She has been called the Hans Christian Andersen of America and the Aesop of the twentieth century. Owl Moon, Winner of the 1988 Caldecott MedalJane Yolen's books and stories have won the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award, the World Fantasy Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Association of Jewish Libraries Award among many others. The author lives in Hartfield, MA..