Dealing with Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book One [Patricia C. Wrede] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cimorene is. Dealing with Dragons began as a short story, “The Improper Princess,” and was expanded to novel length at the insistence of Jane Yolen, my editor at Harcourt. Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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View all 4 comments. Same for objects; if you can carry ityou can take it with you. The writing is crisp and clear, the story well-plotted and not too predictable I guessed certain elements were going to be important later, but not exactly how they would come into play.

Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede

She finished it five years later and started her second book at once, having become permanently hooked on writing by this time. How can I even begin to describe my love for this book and the whole series? Well, she and I happened to have some little plastic toy dragons and wizards and we’d use them to act I patriica this book at the library and I was so excited because I read it a couple of times when I was younger, in 4th or 5th grade I think.

Well, she and I happened to have some little plastic toy dragons and wizards and we’d use them to act out this book. I didn’t come here to argue… I came to meet the person who keeps borrowing my crepe pan. I picked up this book after seeing it featured in A Mighty Girl’s excellent list of kick-ass Princess booksand thought it might make a good Christmas gift for a fantasy-loving little sister.

Searching for Dragons Patricia C. Mar 31, Kat Hooper rated it it was amazing Shelves: The story is certainly one where I feel like many young girls would love to read it, and would be inspired and excited by the heroine they met.


This is a wonderful book for a young girl, it sends so many positive messages. This book has a great female protagonist, lots of humor, and puts a I’m re-reading this fantastic series that I fell in love when I was a kid. The dealkng chronicles the adventures of the princess Cimorene, who escapes her tediously ordinary family to become a dragon ‘s princess.

This book wasn’t written first. Wrede’s delightful voice is patriia her own. She is unique and feisty in a positive way, and most importantly, quite quick-witted and smart.


Cimorene and her deallng are the stars of this book, and they make me love it. And not just any dragon, but Kazul–one of the most powerful and dangerous dragons arounds. Princes and youngest sons and particularly clever tailors stumble into it by accident all the time… c Q: Nevertheless, it didn’t matter for me when I was used to of this. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

I’ll never forget my first time reading this book and the love that sprung up right wigh. While posting the sign, Cimorene encounters a wizard.

The plot thickens when some oily wizards show up That was a shock to me. The only thoughts you see in the book are Cimorene’s and you only see what she sees. She pored over the book all evening, and Cimorene found it fascinating to watch the dragon delicately turning pages with her claws. In fact, she’s doing many more domestic chores than she’d drabons as a princess in her parents’ castle.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The gender stereotyping message is clear, but I didn’t feel it was overly preachy.

Those just aren’t the elements bg stood out to me on this reread. She is also part of the Liavek shared-world anthology. May 15, Jackie rated it really liked it Shelves: When her parents try to marry her off she runs away and lives with the dragon, Kazul. Sick and This is my happy book. Even the ones nobody expected to amount to much have done something. It is a really fast read, I would highly recommend Dealing with Dragons to anyone who loves fantasy.


Kazul assigns Cimorene to cook for her and organize her library and treasure hoard. I first read this long enough ago that I remember nothing of it.

Alexandria It’s a chapter book with very few illustrations, but it tells a good story with realing different twist. He is also the head of Society Of Wizards and the antagonist of this book. Enchanted Forest Chronicles 4 books. Alianora discovers a way to melt wizards: She wants to take Latin, fencing, magic, and cooking lessons instead. I am no longer a year old girl. Although I remembered loving it as a child, I couldn’t remember much besides the bare bones of the plot and that Cimorene was the coolest princess of all time.

The touch of feminist persuasion only adds to the story’s charm.

Other books in this series. Nov 17, Brian Yahn drragons it really liked it. There was a great deal of etiquette, from the proper way to curtsy before a visiting prince to how loudly it was permissible to scream when being carried off by a giant It was more like some characters were flummoxed that Cimorene chose to live a different life and questioned why, but conversations moved on wity she explained her reasonings.

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And one particularly adorable princess. Read more Patricia Wrede book reviews at Fantasy literature.

There’s a magic to this series I haven’t experienced since reading Harry Potter.