The Dragon of Avalon (Merlin Saga Series #6) [NOOK Book]

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In the years after Fincayra disappears and Merlin has been sent wandering, a young lizard-like creature, with the wings of a bat and the magical power to produce any smell it encounters, is born into the new world of Avalon. The unlikely hero—Basil, he is called—cannot find a single creature like itself nor a person who can tell him what he is. But it is clear that Basil is much more than he seems when he stumbles into an encounter with the great Merlin, saving his child’s life, then uncovers a secret plot by the...
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The Dragon of Avalon (Merlin Saga Series #6)

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Overview

In the years after Fincayra disappears and Merlin has been sent wandering, a young lizard-like creature, with the wings of a bat and the magical power to produce any smell it encounters, is born into the new world of Avalon. The unlikely hero—Basil, he is called—cannot find a single creature like itself nor a person who can tell him what he is. But it is clear that Basil is much more than he seems when he stumbles into an encounter with the great Merlin, saving his child’s life, then uncovers a secret plot by the evil Rhita Gawr. It’s a race against time and across Avalon as Basil, with the help of the faithful wind sister Ailah, searches for the great wizard to warn him.

Previously published as Merlin's Dragon in Merlin's Dragon trilogy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101641798
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 6/9/2011
  • Series: Merlin Saga Series , #6
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 68,399
  • Age range: 10 - 14 Years
  • File size: 1,002 KB

Meet the Author

T. A. Barron
T.A. Barron is the award-winning author of fantasy novels such as The Lost Years of Merlin epic—soon to be a major motion picture. He serves on a variety of environmental and educational boards including The Nature Conservancy and The Land and Water Fund of the Rockies, and is the founder of a national award for heroic children. Following a life-changing decision to leave a successful business career to write full-time in 1990, Barron has written seventeen books, but is happiest when on the mountain trails with his wife, Currie, and their five children.


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  • Posted October 16, 2008

    Great adventure

    T. A. Barron brings to life an amazing adventurous character whose inner strength is reflected in his daily life. Basil and his journey will surprise and delight fantasy fans of all ages.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2012

    AAAAAWWWWWEEEEESSSSSOOOOOMMMMMEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!

    AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2014

    It is a very good read and I recomend it to anyone who loves adv

    It is a very good read and I recomend it to anyone who loves adventure and fantasy

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2013

    Yyhhjyttyhh

    All right but it feels like a repeat of when merlin was finding the souls of the seven songs of wizardry

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2013

    Very good book

    This book was very good and i recomend it to people who like magic and dragons

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 10, 2013

    Meriln

    This is the best book that i have ever read in my intire life.loooovvvveeeeee it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2013

    Awesometacular

    This book is amazing. It is a must read for the 7th installment of the Merlin series!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2012

    AMAAAAAAAAAZZZZZZZZZIIIIIIIIIIIIINNNNNNNGGGGGGGG

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 17, 2010

    One of the best books I have read

    This book is really interesting and fun to read , it really gets you reading more further than other books that take a long time to hook you up, it barely took me about 2 chapters to get hooked by the author form of writing and how vivid the sentences are. The adventure starts since the most beginning of the book and doesn't wait till the middle of the book to start an adventure . It didn't stall, it just went forward and it was an understandable book, you don't have to reread a page to get it, its both understandable but not simple. Not that many books get me reading it to the end but this book did, that's how good it was for me, and I say this book will get more people to read and get the sequels. This book is a combination of adventure,fantasy,excitement and gets you reading to the end. There is not my favorite part of the book because my favorite part isn't a part its the whole book from start to finish every page, every chapter all of it is my favorite of this books.. I would like to compliment the author for writing an amazing book, thank you.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 26, 2009

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    Great add on to The Great Tree of Avalon series of books

    This is the first of two books ( so far ) about how this Dragon and how it came to be in the series of it own before The Great Tree of Avalon books where the dragon has a big part of in book 3 of The Great Tree of Avalon series. Fun to read to children best to read this one first before getting the second book Merlin's Dragon - Doomraga's Revenge.

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  • Posted June 5, 2009

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    Great Characters Amazing Story

    This is book one in a planned trilogy. The main Character Basil, a very small dragon, is always running away from bigger animals. He doesn't know where he came from or who his parents are, all he remembers is the wind sisters. So basil heads out to find himself and go exploring the world around him and ends up on an incredible adventure to finding what is really inside himself, a hero.
    this book was great and I would recommend it to anyone wanting to read a great story. These books fill in the gap between the lost years of Merlin and the great tree of Avalon books

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 8, 2008

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    AWSOME

    It was a great book and i loved it. it was a magical book filled with wonderful and interesting characters.

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  • Posted October 22, 2008

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    Awesome book!!!

    What a great ride -- the coolest book yet by T.A. Barron. I can't stop thinking about the enchanted world of Avalon and all the amazing characters, especially the little guy Basil who may be small but clearly has a big destiny! These characters walk, leap, and fly off the page ... so I'm very glad this is going to be a trilogy. Also, one more thing: Nature is a huge part of the story, all its wonders come alive. Loved it!

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