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Dragons of All Kinds

Dragon-filled books for kids

Picture Books

Cover of Amy Wu and the Patchwork D
Kat
Zhang
Charline Chua
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
2020

In this sweet and brightly illustrated picture book, Amy Wu must craft a dragon unlike any other to share with her class at school.

Cover of Attack of the Underwear Dr
Scott
Rothman
Pete Oswald
Random House Books for Young Readers
2020

When a dragon wearing very large underwear threatens the kingdom the Knights of the Round Table run away, leaving Sir Percival's young assistant, Cole, to face the beast.

Cover of The Truth About Dragons
Jaime
Zollars
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
2020

A girl's frightening and exciting first day of school is full of prowling dragons that aren't quite what they seem.

Cover of Fire Truck vs. Dragon
Chris
Barton
Shanda McCloskey
Little, Brown and Company
2020

Friends Fire Truck and Dragon demonstrate what a good team they make at campfires, cookouts, birthday parties, and more, but in unexpected and unimpressive ways.

Cover of Dragon Night
J.R.
Krause
G.P. Putnam's Sons
2019

Georgie is afraid of the dark, but after an adventure with a dragon that is afraid of the knight in the book where he normally dwells, both are ready to sleep. 

Cover of How to Light Your Dragon
Didier
Lévy
Frédéric Benaglia
Thames & Hudson
2019

This imaginative story follows the exploits of one frustrated dragon owner as she tries increasingly hilarious tricks to rekindle her dragon's flame and is ideal for children who love to guess what's going to happen next. 

Cover of Have You Seen My Dragon?
Steve
Light
Candlewick Press
2014

In the heart of the city, among the taxis and towers, a small boy travels uptown and down, searching for his friend. Readers will certainly spot the glorious beast, plus an array of big-city icons they can count.

Cover of The Paper Bag Princess
Robert
Munsch
Michael Martchenko
Annick Press
1980

When the fiercest dragon in the whole world smashes Princess Elizabeth's castle, burns all her clothes, and captures her fiancé, Prince Ronald, Elizabeth takes matters into her own hands. With her wits alone and nothing but a paper bag to wear, the princess challenges the dragon to show his strength in the hopes of saving the prince

Young Readers

Cover of Dragon Kingdom of Wrenly
Jordan
Quinn
Ornella Greco
Little Simon

Ruskin, the beloved scarlet dragon from the Kingdom of Wrenly series, stars in this new graphic novel series for emerging readers that’s full of magical quests, epic adventures, mysterious prophecies, and dragons!

Cover of Fox and Rabbit Celebrate
Beth
Ferry
Gergely Dudás
Amulet Books
2021

Fox and Rabbit team up with Owl to create the world's biggest pizza for Sparrow's birthday. Fox and Rabbit decide to ask for help from Dragon. Dragon wants to help but has never eaten pizza. In fact, Dragon has never had a friend or been to a birthday party before, either. It's up to Fox and Rabbit to change all that!

Cover of Dragons in a Bag
Zetta
Elliott
B. Geneva
Random House
2018

In Brooklyn, nine-year-old Jax joins Ma, a curmudgeonly witch who lives in his building, on a quest to deliver three baby dragons to a magical world, and along the way discovers his true calling.

Cover of The Dragon Thief
Zetta
Elliott
B. Geneva
Random House
2019

Told in two voices, Jax and Kavita, Kavita's brother Vik, and new friend Kenny try to return the baby dragon to the realm of magic before anything else goes wrong.

Cover of The Basque Dragon (Unicorn
Adam Gidwitz and
Jesse Casey
Hatem Aly
Dutton Children's Books
2018

Elliot, Uchenna, and Jersey have barely recovered from their first adventure with Professor Fauna when he approaches them with an all-new quest. In the mountains of the Basque Country, the Unicorn Rescue Society must track down a missing dragon.

Cover of Future of the Time Dragon
Tracey
West
Daniel Griffo
Branches/Scholastic Inc.
2020

The dark wizard Maldred has trapped dragon master Eko as well as wizards who have opposed him, all of them frozen in time and space inside a wall in his hideout; so Drake and Worm set out to seek the help of the Time Dragon--but when a imp named Beezel interferes Drake ends up back in his own past, and he must find a way to get back to the present.

Cover of Dragon's Fat Cat
Dav
Pilkey
Acorn/Scholastic Inc.
2019

When Dragon rescues a plump gray cat from the snow, he needs to learn how to take care of it.

Middle Grade Readers

Cover of The Awakening Storm: City
Jaimal
Yogis
Vivian Truong
Graphix
2021

Grace and her friends must protect a newly hatched dragon from mysterious evildoers.

Cover of Dealing With Dragons (Ench
Patricia C.
Wrede
Clarion Books
1990

Bored with traditional palace life, a princess goes off to live with a group of dragons and soon becomes involved with fighting against some disreputable wizards who want to steal away the dragons' kingdom.

Cover of The Dragon in the Library
Louie
Stowell
Davide Ortu
Walker Books US
2021

In a fast-paced and funny adventure, Kit must use the magic of books to save the library and its resident dragon from a power-hungry tycoon.

Cover of The Dragon Path
Ethan
Young
Graphix
2021

In this action-adventure fantasy, young Prince Sing must overcome monstrous obstacles to help his clan return to their homeland.

Cover of Dragonwatch (Series)
Brandon
Mull
Shadow Mountain
2017

In the long-awaited sequel to "Fablehaven," the dragons who have been kept at the dragon sanctuaries no longer consider them safe havens but prisons--and they want their freedom. The dragons are no longer allies to humans.

Cover of Tea Dragon Society series
Katie
O'Neill
Oni Press
2020

After discovering a lost Tea Dragon in the marketplace, Greta learns about the dying art form of Tea Dragon caretaking from the kind tea shop owners, Hesekiel and Erik. 

Cover of Three Tales of My Father's
Ruth
Gannett
Random House
1948

When Elmer Elevator hears about the plight of an overworked and underappreciated baby flying dragon, he stows away on a ship and travels to Wild Island to rescue the dragon. Go on fantastic adventures with Elmer and Boris.  Each story stands alone, but read in succession, they are an unforgettable experience.

Cover of Tidesong
Wendy
Xu
Quill Tree Books
2021

Sophie is a young witch sent to train for her entrance exams with relatives she's never met. Frustrated with her situation, Sophie attempts magic on her own, but the spell goes wrong, and she accidentally entangles her magic with the magic of a young water dragon named Lir. 

Cover of What We Found in the Corn
Henry
Clark
Little, Brown Books
2020

When three twelve-year-olds discover there are seven separate minutes a day they can do magic, they must use oddly specific spells to save a dragon, themselves, and the world.

Cover of Where the Mountain Meets t
Grace
Lin
Little, Brown and Company
2009

Minli, an adventurous girl from a poor village, buys a magical goldfish, and then joins a dragon who cannot fly on a quest to find the Old Man of the Moon in hopes of bringing life to Fruitless Mountain and freshness to Jade River.

Cover of Wings of Fire: the Graphic
Tui Sutherland and
Barry Deutsch
Mike Holmes
Graphix

These graphic novel adaptations follows the tales of dragon tribes and their battles, prophecies, and friendships. Most of the books are written from the point of view of different young dragons with humanlike traits and emotions.