Deliverers of Their Country
When an unusual spell of warm weather hatches out several hundred thousand dormant dragons, Britain seems doomed to a fiery death. But young Harry and Effie do not give up, and eventually earn the gratitude of the entire nation. Full color.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by NorthSouth
(first published 1991)
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My first reaction to this book is that it is rather lengthy for a children’s book, I do not like the sentence structure either, it is very choppy. If I were to read this in front of a classroom the students would not be able to sit long enough to listen to the story. Also, I don’t like the message the book has; the book refers to children killing the dragons for fun and the dragons eating the children. Even though this book is supposed to be looked at in a fiction/fantasy manner, some children m...more
Edith Nesbit (married name Edith Bland; 15 August 1858 – 4 May 1924) was an English author and poet whose children's works were published under the name of E. Nesbit. She wrote or collaborated on over 60 books of fiction for children, several of which have been adapted for film and television. She was also a political activist and co-founded the Fabian Society, a precursor to the modern Labour Par...moreMore about E. Nesbit...