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Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
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This book was simply delightful, with enchanting characters of different kinds and lots of good witty humor, hinting to many classic fairy tales, but with twisted meanings. Here's a little example:
“The rest of my classmates are already making names for themselves. George started killing dragons right away, and Art went straight home and pulled some sort of magic sword out of a rock. Even the ones nobody expected to amount to much have done something. All Jack wanted to do was go back to his mother’s farm and raise beans, and he ended up stealing a magic harp and killing a giant and all sorts of things. I’m the only one who hasn’t succeeded.”

I think this book can be even more enjoyable for adults than for kids, I totally recommend it.
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Quotes Alina Liked

Patricia C. Wrede
“Nine times out of ten, talking is a way of avoiding doing things.”
Patricia C. Wrede, Dealing with Dragons


Reading Progress

August 12, 2016 – Started Reading
August 12, 2016 – Shelved
August 13, 2016 – Finished Reading
August 15, 2016 – Shelved as: favorites
May 29, 2017 – Shelved as: dragons
May 30, 2017 – Shelved as: adventure
May 30, 2017 – Shelved as: female-lead
May 30, 2017 – Shelved as: humour
May 30, 2017 – Shelved as: magic-and-sorcery
May 30, 2017 – Shelved as: children-and-middle-grade
June 5, 2017 – Shelved as: fantasy
June 5, 2017 – Shelved as: fairy-tales

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carol. Agree! Always thought this series was fun.


Alina I was amazed how fun this was, Wrede has a wonderful sense of humor. I read some parts to my husband too and now he's asking me for the book :))


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