Sunday, May 31, 2009

Dragon Rider-Cornelia Funke

Dragon Rider is a book that was originally published in German in the year 1997. It was translated to English in the year 2004 by Anthea Bell.

I have read the blob and the first chapter so far and I find that this book is actually dragging me into it. How can a human be a threat to dragons when they have this melting fire breath and these huge pointy claws and this huge body? How does a human boy get involved with this adventure if the point of all the commotion is to get away safely from the humans? Why isn't a rat named Rat going on the journey with Firedrake, a dragon, and Sorrel, a brownie? And who is Gilbert Greytail? I hope that I will know the answers to these questions as I read more. In fact, Iknow that I would.

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