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A Dragon's Guide to Making Perfect Wishes
Contributor(s): Yep, Laurence, Ryder, Joanne, Grandpré, Mary (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0385392362     ISBN-13: 9780385392365
Publisher: Crown Pub
    OUR PRICE: $15.29  
Product Type: Hardcover
Published: March 2017
Annotation: Traveling back in time to the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair, Winnie and Miss Drake meet historic figures and ancestors while investigating a centuries-old mystery surrounding the lost Heart of Kubera necklace. Simultaneous eBook.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Dragons; Fiction.
Magic; Fiction.
Wishes; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fantasy & Magic
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Mythical
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: 2016016159
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Dragon's Guide
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 8.50" H x 5.75" W x 0.50" (0.78 lbs) 231 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 189240
Reading Level: 5.6   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 7.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Contributor Bio(s): Laurence Yep is a two-time Newbery Honor winner, Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award nominee, and winner of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his substantial and lasting contribution to the world of children’s literature. So it is only fitting that the famed prairie writer herself makes a brief appearance in Winnie’s story. Yep is the author of more than sixty books, including the American Girl of the Year stories about Mia and Isabelle.
Joanne Ryder has her own ties to Laura Ingalls Wilder. She helped edit West from Home: Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder, San Francisco, 1915. Already in love with the city, Ingalls’s letters introduced Ryder to the 1915 San Francisco World’s Fair, providing the perfect backdrop for Winnie and Miss Drake’s adventures. In her storied career, Ryder has published more than seventy books and received numerous awards for her nature writing and poetry.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2017 Fall)
Dragon Miss Drake and her human "pet" Winnie travel back in time to the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair to meet great-granddad Caleb and solve a jewel heist. A mischievous wish-granting imp complicates matters. The growing dragon-human teamwork, San Franciscospecific history, a nicely integrated fantasy framework, and light comedy combine for a cheery continuation of the series. Copyright 2017 Horn Book Guide Reviews.