The Dragon's Apprentice

The Dragon's Apprentice

by Dugald Steer

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A vicious attack; a mysterious kidnapping; an ancient society shrouded in mystery… In the third title in the Dragonology Chronicles, young dragonologists Daniel and Beatrice must save their dragon chick, Torcher, from the clutches of the sinister organisation Dragonsbane. With help from the Guardian's Apprentice, they must find the spy in the Secret and Ancient Society of Dragonologists, rescue Torcher and defeat Dragonsbane once and for all.

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ISBN-13: 9781848771192
Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Series: Dragonology Chronicles , #3
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,186,952
File size: 28 MB
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Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Dugald Steer was born in 1965 and grew up in Surrey, where his love of books and reading led him to study English Literature and Philosophy at Bristol. Several jobs later Dugald began working at Templar Publishing, where he worked his way up to Senior Editor, writing and editing many books in house. He has written more than 100 books for Templar and, after going freelance to concentrate on writing, he authored the first seven books in their hugely successful 'Ology series. Dugald lives near Barcelona in Spain with his wife Ana and his two children.

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The Dragon's Apprentice (Dragonology Chronicles #3) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
KristiBernard on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
In the time of the dragon, a young family is determined to protect young chick dragons who are orphaned from the infamous Dragonsbane Knights. This mysterious group has resurfaced and these slayers of dragons have one thing on their minds, and that is to slay any dragon left on the planet. Daniel, Beatrice and their parents move to a cottage near Dragonsbrook. The young chick they protect named Torcher is introduced to Erasmus, a dragon who must teach Torcher and the children the dragon ways. Erasmus, a very dignified and unsympathetic dragon, is not very fond of humans and Beatrice finds that his methods of teaching cause her much frustration. When Erasmus leaves Torcher alone in the woods to shed his skin he doesn't return. Beatrice believes Torcher has been taken by a basilisk, a shape shifting animal that eats anything and everything possible. These creatures were thought to be a myth. With the new threat of an old enemy, the Dragonsbane Knights, the battle begins against the Secret and Ancient Society of Dragons and the search for Torcher. The ultimate goal of the Dragonsbane Knights is to acquire a piece of treasure called the Dragons Claw, which clutches the world's largest uncut diamond and wields more power than can be imagined. It's the ultimate dragon slayer weapon. Young readers will find this tale of dragons mesmerizing. Steer has done an excellent job of creating characters with history and depth. Illustrated pictures can be found throughout the book to give readers the perfect imagery of this unique realm. The Dragon's Apprentice is the third book in the series, in the back of this tale is a list from Steer of his entire Dragonology series. Young readers can follow along and escape into the world of dragons.