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A lonely dragon named Harry is forced to fight an intimidating knight in order to win his bride. With the help of a smooth-talking African-American fairy, Harry learns how self-confidence can help him find his true love.
The loving couple Jim and Angie are in trouble once again, as if this was not enough trouble, an orphaned infant has been dropped in their laps. The Dark Powers plan to tamper with History. Jim with the help of the trusty English wolf Aargh, the faithful knight Brian Neville-Smythe, the magician Carolinus and a cowardly hobgoblin, must solve a myriad problems so that the History will retain its proper balance.
In the sequel to Stronghold, as Rohan's son and heir, Pol, rallies his forces in a desperate bid to halt the advance of the invaders, ancient rivalries weaken his alliance.
Darek, and his friends, have just returned safely from Krad with dragonlings. But Darek's father, who is still looking for Darek in Krad, is now in great danger. Darek has to rescue him, even though it means going back to Krad and risking his own life all over again.
Summer 1869, and Sherlock Holmes and his friend Irene celebrate her sixteenth birthday by attending the theater to watch a celebrated magician make a real dragon appear on stage. It is the London sensation. Sherlock and Irene meet the magician, Alistair Hemsworth - just as he is arrested for the murder of his rival, The Wizard of Nottingham. It seems that traces of the missing Wizard's blood and his spectacles were found in Hemsworth's secret studio. Hemsworth has a motive: not only is the Wizard his rival, but he also caused a scandal when he lured Hemsworth's wife away. But is Hemsworth guilty? Sherlock has his doubts, and soon, so does the reader.With humor and plot turns as dizzying as a narrow London lane, Shane Peacock invites his readers into a fascinating world, and a fresh adventure with one of literature's favorite characters. The Boy Sherlock Holmes series is an international success with readers and reviewers alike.From the Hardcover edition.
An epic series that fans of the Eberron(R) world will love. The Five Nations of Khorvaire stand on the brink of war. Gaven--exile, outlaw, and prophesied Storm Dragon--may be the one person able to stop it. But he can't remember who he is. Wounded, tormented, and hovering on the brink of madness, Gaven's friends--and even a few enemies--have to save him before it's too late. The Eberron world's first hardcover trilogy, James Wyatt's The Draconic Prophecies introduced readers to new lands and new cultures and brought about political changes to the hit setting. It tells the story of a once-proud hero fallen to disgrace and madness, who must learn to wield extraordinary powers to save those he loves, and to keep the world from sliding back into decades of warfare.From the Hardcover edition.
I was raised for battle. And as the first daughter of a warrior family, I've earned my reputation the hard way. Yet now I fight alongside uncivilized male Northland dragons who think a female is only good for breeding and waiting back home in the cave. But it's the foolish and foolhardy who would try to stop me, Rhona the Fearless, from doing what I do best-destroying the enemies of my kind. So the smartest thing wily barbarian Vigholf the Abhorrent can do for me is stay out of my way as we risk all on a deadly mission in enemy territory. I don't care if he's fascinated by me, even though he is as attractive as he is resourceful. He's having far too much fun putting me in difficult situations and testing my sense of duty to the limit. And I'm going to enjoy challenging his insufferable confidence, outwitting his schemes, and making him surrender in the wildest ways. . . "Sexy and outrageous humor. " --Romantic Times
Preeminent storytellers Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman have redefined epic fantasy. Since the publication of their Dragonlance series, millions of readers have enjoyed their imaginative world-building, rich characterization, and intricate storylines. Now these bestsellingauthors bring their talents to one of the most innovative fantasy creations ever in Dragon Wing, the first volume in The Death Gate Cycle.From the Paperback edition.
From fire-breathing to friendly, dragons pretty much rule the fantasy world. Dedicated to the coolest of mythological beasts, DragonWorld is a showcase of some of today's best, most imaginative dragon art. Some stick to the popular notion of what a dragon is, while others offer more unexpected interpretations. Behind this fiercely creative work is a diverse group of young international artists who have developed loyal fan followings on the popular online showcase, deviantART.com. Look inside to see why. 120 creations from 49 cutting-edge dragon artists all on deviantART.com *Represents a wide variety of mediums--both traditional and digital--and an even wider variety of stylistic interpretations from classic to futuristic *Q&A-style profiles offer fascinating insights on the artists' techniques and inspirations
"A delightful new series that simmers with fun and magic." -Mary Jo Putney Three sisters ridding the Otherworld of evil--one monster at a time. We're the D'Artigo sisters: savvy and sexy operatives for the Otherworld Intelligence Agency. But being half-human, half-Faerie short-circuits our talents at all the wrong times. My sister Delilah shape-shifts into a tabby cat whenever she's stressed. Menolly's a vampire who's still trying to get the hang of being undead. And me! I'm Camille, a wicked-good witch, trying to juggle faulty magic, gorgeous men, and the demonic war in which we're embroiled. Sometimes, it's hard to know who we can trust... The equinox is coming, and mayhem rules. A crown-prince unicorn offers us a legendary gift, but it vanishes. Goblins and trolls swarm the streets of Seattle. And now Smoky, the sexiest dragon alive, decides to stake his claim on me. Overshadowing it all, the third spirit seal surfaces and Shadow Wing's after it. But I've discovered a secret that could change everything. A dangerous force from the past is rising again, intent on restoring balance to the worlds, whether we like it or not... (Strong language, and some descriptions of sex.)
Coloring that Makes Magical Creatures Come Alive! Enter the realm of fantastic dragons and magical creatures. Here best-selling artist J "NeonDragon" Peffer takes you on an adventure, showing you step-by-step how to make fantasy drawings come to life with bold color and vibrant texture. These techniques are fun, fast and easy to follow. Simply color these amazing drawings, and watch your favorite creatures leap off the page! Inside you'll find: 45 mind-blowing dragon drawings you can color Awesome techniques for capturing textures like fur, feathers and scales Simple steps for realistic shading and 3D effects Color palettes for capturing fantasy creatures of all kinds Throughout this inspiring book, NeonDragon shares her vast knowledge of the fantasy world, offering you special insights and information on a range of imaginary creatures, including griffins, gargoyles and of course, dragons. She also shares quick tips for getting all the colorful details just right. In no time, you'll be coloring fantastic creatures better than you ever have before. The possibilities are endless. Take this guide and fly where your imagination takes you!
Make your fantasy world a reality. Conjure up the mythical heroes and fantastical beasts that roam your imagination. With just a pencil, some paper - and perhaps a broadsword - you can unleash the mighty monsters of your mind, including deadly dragons and brutish orcs, or ethereal inhabitants such as elegant elves and mermaids. Artist and dragon expert J "NeonDragon" Peffer (along with Dolosus, her fire-breathing dragon familiar) will give you tips and tricks to help you create your own unique fantasy world full of legends, fairy tales and things that go bump in the night. Surpass the drawing skills of mere mortals with this master collection of easy-to-follow, step-by-step instruction. Learn to build even the most elaborate characters through simple color-coded diagrams demonstrating how to use basic shapes, three-dimensional shading and a variety of color schemes. Create complete scenes, and enhance your creations by learning how to draw believable backgrounds. Discover how to relay facial expression and personality. Accessorize your mythical minions with a variety of unique details such as beards, wings, fins, hooves, fangs and tusks. Dress your Victorian vampires and noble centaurs in fantasy fashions to make them warriors, rangers, clerics, peasants, or any role you can imagine. In fantasy, there are no rules, and anything is possible. The more you draw, the better you'll get. It's your world: Now go create it.
Collect all seven Dragon Balls and you can get whatever you wish! Sounds great to Goku, but someone else may have gotten to the Dragon Balls first, and that guy's wish is to control the world! Now, Goku and his new friends must battle the evil Piccolo with all they've got. The whole universe hangs in the balance!
Based on 20th Century Fox's live-action film adaptation of the popular manga series, these chapter books let the young fans follow the action of the movie, set for theatrical release on April 8.
Goku thought he was a normal high school student until he found out he's actually a martial-arts whiz with all kinds of powers. Now he and his fellow teen warriors are on a quest to find all the Dragon Balls before they fall into the wrong hands. But they may already have! Goku must battle the evil Piccolo with all he's got to save the planet Earth!
Goku just found out that he's not a normal high school student. In fact, nothing about him is normal. He's actually a martial-arts warrior who has to save the world! He and his powerful new friends are on a quest to collect all seven Dragon Balls before the evil Piccolo finds them first and uses them to take over the universe!
Book One of Memory, Sorrow and Thorn series.
Piemur, a young singer, discovers that his voice is changing, and until it settles down, he learns about drumming at Harper Hall.
Before vowing his allegiance to Wulder as a knight, Bardons life is suddenly complicated by a woman and her granddaughter on a mission to rescue the womans son, who is trapped in a chamber of sleep. Bardon learns that more of Paladins knights are imprisoned in sleep and suspects one of them is Dragon Keeper Kales missing father.
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the West is the first fully illustrated field guide to all 348 species of dragonflies and damselflies in western North America. Dragonflies and damselflies are large, stunningly beautiful insects, as readily observable as birds and butterflies. This unique guide makes identifying them easy--its compact size and user-friendly design make it the only guide you need in the field. Every species is generously illustrated with full-color photographs and a distribution map, and structural features are illustrated where they aid in-hand identification. Detailed species accounts include information on size, distribution, flight season, similar species, habitat, and natural history. Dennis Paulson's introduction provides an essential primer on the biology, natural history, and conservation of these important and fascinating insects, along with helpful tips on how to observe and photograph them.
At forty-two and given to the occasional panic attack, Randy Roman is taking a leave of absence from her life. After twenty years of working at a bank-no husband, no kids-she's hitting the road with her young nephews Mickey and Eric, and Dexter, a precocious dog they pick up along the way. With each passing mile of prairie, farmland and raspberry fi eld, Randy feels the thrill of freedom....Their destination is Cranberry Portage, a quaint lakeside town her mother loved and Randy can barely remember. But a surprise awaits them at journey's end. Call it fate, karma, or the chance for renewal, it will give Randy the courage to take a risk that will change her life....
How do dragonflies fly? What do they eat? And why are they always near water? The answers to these and many other interesting facts will be found in this fascinating book on dragonflies.
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