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In Here There Be Dragons, dragons appear in every guise--ghastly, ghoulish, gentle, gargantuan--always endowed with the author’s ingenious touches. Each piece is introduced with the fascinating, and often revealing, story of its making and is illustrated with the intricate, moody pencil drawings of David Wilgus.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 15th 1998 by HMH Books for Young Readers (first published 1993)
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Chance
Apr 09, 2010 Chance rated it really liked it
I am on the part when Jakkin's dragon Red has to fight in a competition against Bottle O' Rum. Jakkin's dragon gets hurt. I think Jakkin's dragon will win because, the dragon has a specail power and has a specail attack. Jakkin taught the dragon how to use the attack and control it in the hidden sands. I like this book sofar because, it has magic, dragons, adventure, and battles.


Jakkin's dragon won the match against Bottle O' Rum by using a specail attack: volcanoe alley then he used a spell ca
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Jane Yolen's books are always wonderful!
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Want a fantasy escape, with wonderful messages and folklore woven in? Jane Yolen has masterfully told several tales to spellbind. Read them aloud to a friend. Imagine...
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Jan 29, 2014 Kathy rated it liked it
A collection of poems and short stories about dragons with the inspiration behind them included. Some would make good read alouds during a fantasy unit.
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Jun 22, 2012 Theresa rated it it was amazing
collection of her poems and stories that gives the background and reasoning for the stories, very beautifully done with pictures and explainations
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Jun 22, 2009 Sarah rated it really liked it
I'm loving this book of magical poetry & short stories about dragons. Jane Yolen is a wonderful author - I've read several of her books.
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Jun 27, 2010 May FLower rated it really liked it
A fun collection of dragon-focused poems & stories. Lots of different ways of looking at dragons in here and they were all intriguing
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A great anthology of Jane Yolen's long and short stories and poetry on dragons.
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Excellent anthology with great selection of stories and poems
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