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Ping eventually escapes with the last surviving dragon, Long Danzi Long simply meaning dragonand Hua, her pet rat.

Dragon Keeper (Dragon Keeper, #1) by Carole Wilkinson

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Dragokneeper, the said dragon, struck my heart particularly through his broken Chinese although the book is most definitely in English! While reading I realized just how connected the Chinese culture was with the Dragons.

The imperial guards discover Ping, who was hiding, and pursue her. He says is just “sucks him in. Books by Carole Wilkinson. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I recommend it to people who like action and things like that because there is a lot of it.

Ping thinks she is safe hiding in the shadow of the Tai Shan mountains, but even here enemies find her and Kai. The idea of everything is amazingly old, and yet so fresh. Jan 26, Weller C. It was exactly what I was looking for.

It all comes naturally, even without the dictionary and pronunciation guides at the back, because as Danzai teaches Ping about life beyond slavery, you realize that you heave wilkinspn as well. What Wilkinson has given us is a wonderfully told bildungsroman. Published Darole 1st by Disney-Hyperion first published Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give caro,e a second life. There are 3 books that I know of in this series, and each one was well written, I could use my imagination and “see” what the author was writing about.


The story of this battle, and the men who took part in it, is told with compassion and respect, without glorifying war. So how does a weekend in Paris send her spinning off course? dragokeeper

What they find is not the sanctuary Kai has described. He must make the long journey to far-off Ocean to recover and Ping, with much reluctance, agrees to accompany him.

The characters interact believably and are dragonkeeprr in surprising ways. However, Wilkinson made me forget how much I disliked dragon fantasy. While traveling with Danzi, Ping learns many things that will, in time, help her with carooe struggles.

Lucie Chin, published in the first issue of the long-defunct but soon to be relaunched Ares magazine.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I can’t remember how many times I have read this again and again. Along the way, Ping, must find true strength and courage, to discover her destiny. You need to dumb down vocabulary and simplify internal monologues. And no, not Diary of a Wimpy Kid. I had not read a book about dragons before, let alone one about ancient China and it’s new ideas and storyline was one of the best and most heart-warming ones I’ve ever read. Other books in the series.

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The dragon, Long Danzi meaning courageous dragontells the slave girl dragonkeper true name: This helps the reader feel more connected with her, in a way. I guessed a lot carolr the plots pretty much before they’d started. A three inch thick reference book about sea animals will occupy wiokinson for hours, but a novel will get scrutiny and a turned up nose. The things he says he loves about it are: As I was reading I was dragknkeeper stacking up little mysteries, such as the Emporer biting his fingernails being mentioned more than once.


Wilkimson didn’t like the way Danzi was mean enough to think that Ping wasn’t the dragon keeper, though. While holding the book, you travel the countryside with a girl and a Dragon, share their joys and sorrows, participate in their adventures and reach the ocean with them as they begin new parts of their lives.

She goes with it, but only wants to go back to where she was, because even though her life has not been happy, it is the only one she knows. Dragon Keeper is a story in which she takes part on a journey where she proves her worth and strength to many people including herself. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. About Carole Wilkinson Carole Wilkinson is an award-winning and much loved author of books for children.

Join the site and send us your review! This is simply a wonderful and deservedly award winning book, suitable for readers from 10 to about Open Preview See wikinson Problem?

The dragon is too weak, it’s just like people touch iron on it and it weaken.