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Song of the Poison Dragon (Dragon Masters. Scholastic Branches, 5) Paperback – April 26, 2016

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A New York Times bestselling series!

Praise for Rise of the Earth Dragon (Dragon Masters #1):

In this first of the Dragon Masters series, vocabularly is accessible; sentences, paragraphs, and chapters are short; and dialogue moves the story along rapidly. Black-and-white sketch-type drawings add depth to the story and feelings to the characters (both children and dragons). Emergent readers will find happy success here. -- Booklist

The first of a new series of early chapter books, this entry is sure to attract fans. Brief chapters, large print, lots of action, attractive illustrations in every spread including a maplike panorama, an enviable protagonist -- who wouldn't want to be a Dragon Master? -- all combine to make an entertaining read. With plenty left to be resolved, the next entry will be eagerly sought after. - Kirkus Reviews

Each page features wonderfully detailed pencil illustrations which help to support the text. -- Library Media Connection

Praise for BRANCHES books:

These books should be considered for larger libraries wanting to enhance their easy-reader collections. -- School Library Journal

A nice stepping stone to more advanced chapter books. -- Booklist

From the Back Cover

Petra, the new Dragon Master, has just arrived at the castle! But Petra doesn't really fit in. She's a know-it-all, and she's not even trying to connect with her dragon. Could the Dragon Stone have picked Petra by mistake? Then something terrible happens to the king! Will Petra work with the other Dragon Masters to save him before it's too late?

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Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Scholastic Paperbacks (April 26, 2016)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 90 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 054591387X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0545913874
  • Reading age ‏ : ‎ 6 - 8 years, from customers
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 570L
  • Grade level ‏ : ‎ 2 - 3
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 4.8 ounces
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.25 x 0.5 x 7.75 inches
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.9 out of 5 stars 1,813 ratings

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I am the bestselling author of more than 300 books for children and young adults. I currently write the New York Times bestselling Dragon Masters series for the Scholastic Branches line, and my Pixie Tricks books are coming back as a Branches series with brand new art on December 1 2020. I am also the newest author of the Heroes in Training series and am part of the Franken-Sci High creative team for Simon & Schuster. In addition, I write for the Cupcake Diaries and Sprinkle Sundays series as Coco Simon. Some fans may know me as the author of books based on cartoons, such as Pokémon and LEGO Ninjago. I live in New York's Catskill mountains with my family and a variety of small animals.

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