The Night Dragon

Author: Naomi Howarth

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 1786036762

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 5547

Naomi Howarth is back with another beautiful and inspiring picture book sure to become an instant favourite for children everywhere. Follow the heartwarming story of Maud the dragon and discover how she finds the courage to be different. “I wish I could fly, and breathe fire, and fill the sky with great grey, sooty clouds,” Maud said to her friend, Mouse. Maud is picked on by the other dragons, so stays cooped up in her cave, sad and lonely. But when the chance comes, will her friend Mouse help her pluck up the courage to fly? A touching and beautiful picture book about individuality and friendship from Naomi Howarth, whose first book The Crow's Tale was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. The perfect bedtime read for parents and children everywhere that will help readers young and old learn that being a little bit different is a wonderful thing.

The Night Dragon

Author: Matthew Condon

Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press

ISBN: 0702261556

Category: True Crime

Page: 304

View: 2781

&‘He takes you in the middle of the night, like an angel, and you're gone for good.' - Witness at Vincent O'Dempsey's committal hearing. In 2017, Vincent O'Dempsey was sentenced to life in prison for the brutal murders of Barbara McCulkin and her two young daughters. It took over 40 years to bring him to justice. Feared for decades by criminals and police alike, O'Dempsey associated with convicted underworld figures and has been linked to a string of haunting cold cases, including the deadly Whiskey au Go Go nightclub firebombing that killed 15 innocent people. Award-winning investigative journalist Matthew Condon has interviewed dozens of ex-cons, police and witnesses to put together a compelling picture of the calculating killer who spent his life evading the law before he was finally brought to justice.

Dragon Night

Author: J. R. Krause

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0525514252

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 9653

A boy and his dragon embark on a dazzling nighttime journey in this heartwarming friendship story about facing fears and helping others. Georgie is afraid of the night. It's too dark with the lights off. Too quiet with everyone asleep. And being alone makes everything worse. The dragon is afraid of the knight. After all, the knight carries a heavy sword, and he always wants to fight. The dragon knows just what to do to help Georgie overcome his fear, and the two set off on a unforgettable magical adventure. But when the morning comes, the dragon is still afraid of the knight. How can Georgie help his friend? With kindness and empathy--and a little creativity--maybe Georgie can work some magic of his own. J. R. Krause, an award-winning animator of The Simpsons and Futurama, has created a visually stunning story with incredible emotional depth, which addresses the needs of children to express their feelings and be received with kindness and empathy. A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year "Cozy. Well-crafted bedtime reading." --Kirkus Reviews

Shadow War of the Night Dragons, Book One: The Dead City: Prologue

Author: John Scalzi

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 1466822066

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

View: 8189

Old Man's War author John Scalzi's sendup of the heroic fantasy genre, now a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Short Story. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Night Dragon

Author: Joelie Croser

Publisher: Wings

ISBN: 9781863749534

Category: Big books

Page: 16

View: 9661

Toby hears a thump against his bedroom window. Is it a dragon trying to get in? Get ready for a big surprise.

Dragon's Oath

Author: P. C. Cast,Kristin Cast

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 9781250000231

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 160

View: 5464

The first in an enthralling new mini-series of novellas from the #1 bestselling authors of the House of Night, Dragon's Oath tells the story behind the House of Night's formidable fencing instructor – the love that will transform him, and the promise that will haunt him In early 19th century England, long before he's a professor at the Tulsa House of Night, Bryan Lankford is a troublesome yet talented human teen who thinks he can get away with anything... until his father, a wealthy nobleman, has finally had enough, and banishes him to America. When Bryan is Marked on the docks and given the choice between the London House of Night and the dragon-prowed ship to America, he chooses the Dragon – and a brand new fate. Becoming a Fledgling may be exciting, but it opens a door to a dangerous world.... In 1830's St. Louis, the Gateway to the West, Dragon Lankford becomes a Sword Master, and soon realizes there are both frightening challenges and beautiful perks. Like Anastasia, the captivating young Professor of Spells and Rituals at the Tower Grove House of Night, who really should have nothing to do with a fledgling... But when a dark power threatens, Dragon is caught in its focus. Though his uncanny fighting skills make him a powerful fledgling, is he strong enough to ward off evil, while protecting Anastasia as well? Will his choices save her—or destroy them all?

Dragon's Oath

Author: P. C. Cast,Kristin Cast

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 074813073X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 1882

The all-new House of Night Novellas will delve into the backgrounds of some of the Tulsa House of Night's most important - and mysterious - professors. Beginning with Dragon Lankford, DRAGON'S OATH tells the story of the House of Night's formidable fencing instructor and warrior, whose mercy for one beast in the past will come back to haunt him in the future.

Dragon Orb: Shadow

Author: Mark Robson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471116581

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 336

View: 7448

Dragon's in Areth each have a single predestined rider and a single life mission, given to them by the Oracle. But this once all-powerful being is now fatally damaged and fading fast... Only the dragons and their riders can save it! Pell and his night dragon Shadow must find the dark orb to help save the Oracle, leader of all dragonkind. But Segun, a power-hungry tyrant, stands in their way. Pell must use his flying skills, bravery and resourcefulness to the limit, as Segun is determined to get the orb - even if it means killing the opposition…

The Strongest Takeout System

Author: Jiang Nian

Publisher: Funstory

ISBN: 1647814464

Category: Fiction

Page: 305

View: 8834

He was an ordinary dilivery man, and one day he was suddenly bound to the strongest takeout system. From then on, life was full of surprises like a turnover. Wang Yu is a dilivery man. Although he works hard, he always has no luck. Sometimes he encountered elevator outages, so he had to take the stairs to take delivery. He had always encountered grumpy customers, and he could only endure in silence. On this day, he encountered a bad elevator again. After climbing to the 30th floor, he was humiliated by the customer. He was really intolerable when he was angry. When he was about to quarrel with the customer, he heard a voice in his head saying: "The strongest takeout system is bound!" Unexpectedly, he was suddenly tied to this strongest takeout system. Through this system, he will get reward points for each delivery, and if he reaches a certain standard, he will get a mysterious surprise. Is he really going to be lucky?

Night Dragon

Author: D K Holmberg

Publisher: N.A



Page: 394

View: 7640

A true misfit may be the key to finally defeating Lorach, but only if Jason learns its powers in time.Having stopped Lorren and saving the egg, Jason now faces his most dangerous threat as Lorach moves on Dragon Haven.With the city under attack from a strange new power, only with an understanding of the misfit dragons will Jason-and the dragons-finally be free. When even Dragon Haven seeks to use their power, Jason is forced to make a choice between the people who took him in and the dragons he pledged to protect. For Jason, long a misfit himself, the choice is more difficult than he ever imagined. One choice means Lorach will extend their influence beyond their borders and continue their reign of devastation, but the other means the misfits will be sacrificed. The final volume of The Dragon Misfits series.