In 1956 Sarah Dewhurst's father shocks her by hiring a dragon to work the farm. The dragon is a smaller blue rather than the traditional larger reds, though even the reds are now scarce. When the blue dragon, Kazimir, unexpectedly saves Sarah and her friend Jason ...more
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I highly recommend going into it knowing absolutely nothing.
Full review to come.
Thank you to Edelweiss and the publisher for an advance copy of this book. All opinions are, as always, my own.
I could review this properly, but it's really not necessary. It's a perfectly good book. It's well written, it has tons of characters that are pretty well-developed (especially given the amount of space they have, seeing as there's so much crammed in), there's a good narrative, it's fast paced and doesn't get bogged down in unnecessary boring world building, the various "issues" (homophobia, racism) were pointed without being too ham-fisted and it was generally very engaging.
But really, ...more
He has won numerous awards, including the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize, the Booktrust Teenage Prize, and the ...more