The Dragon Tamers by James Russell
(The Dragon Brothers)

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Russell’s gentle and lyrical offering combines with Choi’s large, softly focused, and dreamlike illustrations to make for a soothing, dulcet read-aloud for young dragon aficionados, although expect a lukewarm reception from those yearning for thrilling tales of fiery-breathed beasts.
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Synopsis

Away across the oceans
Where few have dared to roam
Upon a wondrous island
A family made its home.

When brothers Flynn and Paddy unearth an ancient map of their island home marked with magical-sounding places like "Ridge of Rising Flame" and "Dragon Hatchery," they know it's time to go exploring! One exciting adventure later, they come home with more than just an epic story...

See the map in this book come alive! Includes BONUS Dragon Brothers map in 3D for your phone or tablet! Download the free AR Reads app on your Android― or iOS―compatible smartphone or tablet to see and hear dragons fly, geysers gush, and get a glimpse of your favorite characters in action!

 

About James Russell

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JAMES RUSSELL is an author and journalist from Auckland, New Zealand. His was a childhood marked by lots of adventure and time spent in the wilderness. He strives to re-create this in his books, which also celebrate the imagination and carefree spirit of young children. He is married and has two young, adventurous boys. Learn more at dragonbrothersbooks.com.LINK CHOI was a finalist for the Russell Clark Medal for illustration for his work on The Dragon Hunters. When he's not reading or making picture books, he helps create the look of films such as the Hobbit trilogy. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.
 
Published June 6, 2017 by Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.
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on Mar 06 2017

Russell’s gentle and lyrical offering combines with Choi’s large, softly focused, and dreamlike illustrations to make for a soothing, dulcet read-aloud for young dragon aficionados, although expect a lukewarm reception from those yearning for thrilling tales of fiery-breathed beasts.

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