Fantasy, Fire and Dragons

Here are some enchanting fantasy series books to introduce to your children over the summer.

Wings of FireWings of Fire series by Tui T. Sutherland tells the tale of five dragonets collected and raised in a hidden cave.   They have been chosen to end a war spanning generations, and fought over an ancient treasure by the seven dragon tribes.   The rebel dragons, called the Talons of Peace, want the dragonets to end the war and bring peace back to the tribes.  The dragonets face many foes as they fight fire with fire in this exciting series.  This series is an excellent choice for children in grades 4 – 7.


DragonHow to Train Your Dragon series by Cressida Cowell is an action-packed comic series for readers in grades 3-6.  Your child will follow the adventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III as he transforms from unremarkable and unnoticed to a Viking Hero with an eye for adventure.  Some titles in the series include “How to Speak Dragonease” and “How to Twist a Dragon’s Tale”.



imaginary vetImaginary Veterinary series by Suzanne Selfors –  More than just dragons, each book in this series explores mythical creatures including a sasquatch, lake monster, unicorn and griffin.   Ben Silverstein and Pearl Petal live in a town where Dr. Woo’s Worm Hospital is actually a veterinary clinic for imaginary creatures.   Ben and Pearl find a baby dragon and eventually become apprentices to Dr. Woo.  Soon they are helping the residents of their strange town and the imaginary creatures that share it.  This series is a fun read for children ages 7-12.


Gergeronimoonimo Stilton’s Kingdom of Fantasy series is a charming read for children in grades 3-4.  Geronimo finds a secret, golden staircase in his attic.  The staircase leads to the Kingdom of Fantasy where Geronimo embarks on a quest to save the Fairy Queen.  On his adventure, he has to fight and enlist the help of magical creatures including giant scorpions and pixies.


There are many more fantasy series in the library stop by the children’s desk for more recommendations.

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