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Dragons of All Kinds

Dragon-filled books for kids.

Picture Books

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.

Young Readers

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 Spark
Sarah Beth
Durst
Clarion Books
2019

Naturally quiet since birth, Mina and her stormbeast, Pixit, lead others like themselves in defying authority and attempting to spread the truth that Alorria's idyllic weather comes at a steep cost.

Cover of Dragon Pearl
Yoon Ha
Lee
Disney-Hyperion
2019

Min, a thirteen-year-old girl with fox-magic, stows away on a battle cruiser and impersonates a cadet in order to solve the mystery of what happened to her older brother in the Thousand World Space Forces.

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 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 Wings of Fire: the Graphic
Tui Sutherland and
Barry Deutsch
Mike Holmes and Maarta Laiho
Graphix
2018

Determined to end a generations-long war among the seven dragon tribes, a secret movement called the Talons of Peace draws on a prophecy that calls for a great sacrifice, compelling five appointed dragonets to fulfill a painful destiny against their will.