Wiglaf's supposed to be a dragon slayer, but he's more like a dragon babysitter when he finds a baby dragon and decides to keep it! Back in his first new adventure in four years, Wiglaf is as funny and appealing as ever. In keeping with the reissue of the original books in the series, the ninth book is 112 pages long and includes a hilarious bonus yearbook section that will have kids laughing out loud.
Margaret Cora Wells, known as Meg, is a resilient young girl living in St. Louis where cholera has become an epidemic. When her mother and sister get sick, Meg wants only to tend to them. But, in an effort to protect his children, her father sends Meg and her brother, Preston, to their relatives on the Kansas prairie for the summer. After an adventurous journey, Meg and Preston arrive in Kansas where they learn about life in another part of the country, and even more about the politics of the time. Meg recounts her growing understanding of the evils of slavery, and the daring part she and her family play in sheltering a slave before the "conductors" come to place the runaway in the Underground Railroad. Meg is sweet and strong with a deep moral sense and a real sense of humor.
Things couldn't be better for the greedy headmaster of DSA. Lasses are lining up to enroll in his school, and more students means more gold! But when The Medieval Times headline announces that the Bad Luck Dragon is on its way to DSA, Mordred orders his students to hunt for every good luck charm ever invented. But can a bunch of phony 4-leaf clovers help Wiglaf and his friends defeat the dragon Snagglefahng?. . . or will their luck run out? .
Wiglaf joins the other students of Dragon Slayers' Academy in searching the Dark Forest for the Cave of Doom.
The Dragon Slayers' Academy is back-- and it's bigger and better than ever! They now feature a fun Dragon Slayers' Academy Yearbook at the end of each story, with funny profiles of the faculty, the staff, and, especially, the students of D. S. A. All the things kids want to know about their favorite characters are revealed: their silly nicknames, inner secrets, wildest dreams, and lofty plans for the future! The Dark Forest just doesn't seem like the best place for a class trip. But that's where Seetha the dragon hid her gold, so that's where Wiglaf and the other kids from D. S. A. have to go-even if it means entering the booby-trapped Cave of Doom!
It's the year 999 and the end of the world is coming--at least according to a mysterious prophecy. But then Wiglaf meets a strange boy who claims to have come from the Future, It's Zack, star of the best--selling "The Zack Files series by Dan Greenburg, and he says he's living proof that there is life after the year 1000!
When Wiglaf and his pals from Dragon Slayers' Academy meet up with the wizard Zelnoc, all they ask is for a little magic to help them get through the Dark Forest fast. But unfortunately, Zelnoc's spells always end with an "Oops! Sorry about that!" So, yes, the boys are able to travel much faster now...but that's because they have wings, can fly, and have been turned into dragons! And they become the newest students at Dragon Slackers' Academy, a school that teaches knight-slaying! This funny turnabout in which the kids from DSA suddenly see life from a dragon's point of view makes a wonderful addition to this popular series!
When Wiglaf and his pals from Dragon Slayers' Academy meet up with the wizard Zelnoc, all they ask is for is a little magic to help them get through the Dark Forest fast. But unfortunately, Zelnoc's spells always end with an "Oops! Sorry about that!" So, yes, the boys are able to travel much faster now... but that's because they have wings, can fly, and have been turned into dragons! And they become the newest students at Dragon Slackers' Academy, a school that teaches knight-slaying! This funny turnabout in which the kids from DSA suddenly see life from a dragon's point of view makes a wonderful addition to this popular series!
Wiglaf 's latest assignment for the DSA school paper is to write an in-depth article about the headmaster: Who is the real Mordred de Marvelous? Wiglaf, with help from his buddy Angus, decides the best way to learn all about the headmaster is to follow him around school for a day. But when the boys overhear Mordred and his scout, Yorick, whispering about "twins," "kidnapped!" and "gold," they decide to investigate and end up getting much, MUCH more than a newspaper story. .
Dr. Jekyll has a double life, but then things spin out of control. Can Jekyll control his dark side, or will his dark side control him?
It's the year 999 and the end of the world is coming-at least according to a mysterious prophecy. But then Wiglaf meets a strange boy who claims to have come from the future. It's Zack, star of the best-selling The Zack FilesTM series by Dan Greenburg, and he says he's living proof that there is life after the year 1000!
Nine-year-old Meg has finally been reunited with her family in Kansas Territory and life finally seems to be settling down after the pro-slavery ruffians finally were forced to leave. Her third diary is another triumph.
After firefighters visit Ms. Day's classroom, Fluffy gets a chance to see what they do firsthand, but Fluffy really wants to be a firefighter. But how can a guinea pig fight fires?
The students in the classroom of Fluffy the guinea pig dress him in a snowsuit, make a snow pig, and have a snowball party.
Ages 6-8, Grades 1 & 2. When Ms. Day's class takes a field trip to an apple orchard, Fluffy the guinea pig goes along, but will he ever get to eat his apple?
His name may be Fluffy, but the guinea pig in Ms. Day's class is determined to prove how mighty and brave he is by captaining a stormy boat, driving a police car, and flying a spaceship.
When Fluffy goes on a trip with Maxwell's family, he gets to see some of the sights in the nation's capital.
Ms. Day's class is planting a garden and Fluffy the guinea pig wants to help. So he learns that bees and ladybugs can help the plants, but those slugs have to go!
At the beach with Wade's family, Fluffy the guinea pig cant seem to convince anyone that pigs don't swim, and he even has doubts himself after dreaming that he is Aqua Pig.
Ages 6-8. Grades 1 & 2. When Fluffy the guinea pig learns that the class is visiting a dinosaur museum, he sneaks into Wade's lunch bag and joins the fun!
Groundhog Day inspires the class to celebrate Groundpig Day with their guinea pig Fluffy, and Fluffy gets to help an unhappy groundhog.
When Wade loses a tooth, Fluffy embarks on a nighttime adventure to put it under Wade's pillow. Along the way, Fluffy climbs a tower and braves a big cat so that the Tooth Fairy can find Wade's tooth. Full color.
Putting a new twist on a familiar tale, this reader stars Fluffy the classroom guinea pig. When Fluffy plants a jelly bean in the classroom's garden, he's in for a big surprise.
Fluffy the class guinea pig goes home for the holidays with Jasmine and ends up helping Santa by delivering presents with the help of an all-guinea-pig sled team.
At Christmastime Fluffy the class guinea pig discovers that he likes both getting presents and giving them.
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