The Best Dragon Books for Kids
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Nothing feeds the imagination like a good dragon story. Whether beastly or kind-hearted, dragons are fascinating characters in many of our favorite stories. My kids were on pins and needles when I read them The Hobbit, as Bilbo and his band of dwarves set out to defeat Smaug. And when Harry faced the Hungarian Horntail in The Goblet of Fire, we were all on the edge of our seats until we knew whether Harry was safe. My high schooler loved Beowulf when we studied it last year and even attended a Beowulf camp during the summer. From a young age, my boys have enjoyed dragon stories, and the first two on our list below are equally at the top of our all time favorite children’s books. If you’ve never read them, you are in for such a treat when you do. Be sure to share them with a child in your life by reading them aloud, and get swept away in the magic of dragons!
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Our favorite dragon books for kids
- Dragon Scales and Willow Leaves
- Three Tales of My Father’s Dragon
- Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons (Ologies)
- How to Train Your Dragon
- Dragons: Legends & Lore of Dinosaurs
- The Knight and the Dragon (Paperstar Book)
- The Paper Bag Princess (Munsch for Kids)
- Saint George and the Dragon
- Good Night, Little Dragons (Little Golden Book)
- Me and My Dragon
- Have You Seen My Dragon?
- Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
- The Tale of Custard the Dragon
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Hogwarts Library Book)
- How Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head (Sandpiper Books)
- The Reluctant Dragon
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