Monster-Blood Tattoo | D M CornishCynthia RylantDav PilkeyDinosaur Rescue | Kyle NewmanMichael P. White -- Illustrated BooksThe Library Dragon Written by Carmen Agra Deedy Illustrated by Michael P. White When Sunrise Elementary School advertised for a thick-skinned librarian with a burning love of books, Miss Lotta Scales knew she was perfect for the job. Who could guard books better than a REAL dragon? "She kept a fiery eye out to make sure no one removed any books from the shelves.... The very thought of sticky little fingerstouching and clutching, pawing and clawing, smearing and tearing her precious books just made her hot under the collar." The teachers, singed and scorched, formed a delegation. Fortunately, nearsighted Molly Rickmeyer stumbles into a copy of Snuff the Magic Dragon and reads the tale out loud.
Robert MunschDeltora Quest | Deltora Quest Wiki | FANDOM | Emily RoddaDeltora Quest is a franchise and fantasy book series written by Emily Rodda comprised of three individual series: Deltora Quest, Deltora Quest 2 and Deltora Quest 3. They feature around the events of Lief, Jasmine and Barda and their struggles to banish the Shadow Lord once, and forever. Deltora Quest follows the adventure novel format, and features genre staples such as sword fights and monsters. The continuing story of each series is broken down into stages through the use of plot coupons. The Deltora Quest series is well known for its array of fictional animals. The series is marketed for younger readers aged 8 to 14, although it has been recommended by fans for readers of all ages. Reception and awards The series has been praised for its use of riddles and codes, fast pace and epic setting. Plot Setting The books are centred around the magical land of Deltora, particularly the major cities: Del, Raladin, Hira, Rithmere, Dread Mountain, Tora, and Jaliad. Deltora Quest Main characters Lief
Drahos ZakDrahos Zak arrived in Australia from the Czech Republic in 1980 after completing a PhD in Illustration and Graphic Design at Charles University, Prague. In Australia Drahos has worked as an Illustrator for various newspapers and magazines, but it is his illustrations for children’s books that have gained him international recognition.Patricia Polacco