The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire Graphic Novels #1)

by Tui T Sutherland (Author) Mike Holmes (Illustrator)

The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire Graphic Novels #1)

Not every dragonet wants a destiny . . . Clay has grown up under the mountain, chosen along with four other dragonets to fulfill a mysterious prophecy and end the war between the dragon tribes of Pyrrhia. He's not so sure about the prophecy part, but Clay can't imagine not living with the other dragonets; they're his best friends. So when one of the dragonets is threatened, all five spring into action. Together, they will choose freedom over fate, leave the mountain, and fulfill their destiny -- on their own terms.

The New York Times bestselling Wings of Fire series takes flight in this first graphic novel edition, adapted by the author with art by Mike Holmes.

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Kirkus Reviews

Faithful to the original, this stellar adaptation is sure to delight both those familiar and newcomers to this series, and with universal themes such as good versus evil and the hero’s quest for self-identity, this may even ignite new interest in the genre. Dazzling; a must-read for any dragon fan.

School Library Journal

Gr 4-7--This graphic novel adaptation of the first "Wings of Fire" installment centers on five young "dragonets" who are being trained to save the dragon world from war and destruction as they rebel against their handlers and strike out to discover their own destiny. They encounter a wicked queen who takes them captive, and the dragonets must work together with the help of a new friend to escape death and destruction in the gladiator-style fighting ring. The full-color illustrations bring the dragons and their surroundings to life, and the fast-paced, plot-driven story translates well to the graphic novel format. One of the dragons, Glory, can alter her appearance, which may be confusing, as her colors sometimes change without explanation. The text bubbles are occasionally hard to follow, such as when multiple dragons speak at once. However, readers comfortable with the comic format or familiar with the first book will be able to understand. VERDICT Fans of the series will be drawn to this visual representation of their favorite characters, as will those who enjoy epic, animal-based fantasies.--Ellen Conlin, Naperville Public Library, IL

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ALA/Booklist

Dramatic battle scenes, double-crosses, and one seriously deranged queen makes WINGS OF FIRE a series that should have broad appeal for middle-grade fantasy fans.

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"Readers of all ages will be enchanted by the humanistic storyline and the page-turning excitement." — Library Media Connection

"A thrilling new series for dragon-lovers." — Austin Family

So good best ever

Love it

this book is the best book I have ever read

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I love the story it is really fun and exciting I love the drama I love glory SOO MUCH she is the best I like peril too and tsunami

It was amazing.

I loved when they escaped the cave and the sky wing kingdom.

Tui T Sutherland
Tui T. Sutherland is the author of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Wings of Fire series, the Menagerie trilogy, and the Pet Trouble series, as well as a contributing author to the bestselling Spirit Animals and Seekers series (as part of the Erin Hunter team). In 2009, she was a two-day champion on Jeopardy! She lives in Massachusetts with her wonderful husband, two awesome sons, and two very patient dogs. To learn more about Tui's books, visit her online at tuibooks.com.
Mike Holmes has drawn for the comics series Bravest Warriors and Adventure Time and is the creator of the art project Mikenesses. His books include Secret Coders (written by Gene Luen Yang), Animal Crackers: Circus Mayhem (written by Scott Christian Sava), and the True Story collection. He and his wife, Meredith, live in Philadelphia with their son, Oscar, Heidi the dog, and Ella the cat.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9780545942164
Lexile Measure
280
Guided Reading Level
-
Publisher
Graphix
Publication date
January 02, 2018
Series
Wings of Fire Graphic Novels
BISAC categories
JUV002270 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Dragons, Unicorns & Mythical
JUV008080 - Juvenile Fiction | Comics & Graphic Novels | Fantasy
Library of Congress categories
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