‘Mother, I’m falling.
’ With a final squeal, the dragon’s child slid from his mother’s back and fell earthwards through the wind.

Dando the dragon child must now survive alone. In a place where the dreadful Doggins lurk. Only an orphaned slave girl offers him hope. She knows he is a magical creature, and their special friendship keeps them both safe, for now…

 

“It has a timeless, ageless quality in a once-upon-a-time-land…a gripping story”
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“Nimmo cannot fail to craft fiction that has a genuine sense of wonder…guaranteed to enthral this age range”
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First published 1997 by Hodder Children’s Books

This edition published 1998 by Hodder Children’s Books