Dragons Beware!

Author(s): Jorge Aguirre; Rafael Rosado (Illustrator)

Graphic (Junior)

Scrappy Claudette sets out once again with her pal Marie and her little brother Gaston to right wrongs and fight evil. And this time, it's personal. Claudette is out to get the dragon who ate her father's legs...and his legendary sword. But as usual, nothing is as simple as it seems, and Claudette is going to need Marie and Gaston's help more than ever. Funny, fast, high-energy storytelling in an inventive and perilous fantasy landscape makes Dragons Beware! a fantastic follow-up to 2012's middle-grade hit Giants Beware!

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Watch out, dragons! Claudette the Giant-Slayer is back, and she's ready for action, in this fast-paced and hilarious follow-up to the hit Giants Beware.

Commended for Cybils (Graphic Novel Elem/Mid) 2015.

Praise for" Giants Beware!: " Fast, fun, and joyous to look at! - Jeff Smith, author of" Bone" A young heroine and her two sidekicks set off on adventure in "Giants Beware"! - "The New York Times" A surefire hit! - "Publishers Weekly," starred review Strong and lively! - "School Library Journal," starred review The writing is great, the artwork is just stupendous - I can't recommend this book highly enough! - "BoingBoing Geek Week" Podcast "The series manages to foreground reasoning, diplomacy, and cooperation without sparing any of the freewheeling action or dragon-vomiting humor."--Booklist"This rowdy adventure is sure to be a crowd pleaser. "--Kirkus"Kids will eat up this installment and eagerly await the next series offering. "--SLJ Praise for Giant's Beware!"Fast, fun, and joyous to look at!" --Jeff Smith, author of Bone"A young heroine and her two sidekicks set off on adventure in Giants Beware!" --The New York Times"A surefire hit!" --Publishers Weekly, starred review "Strong and lively!" --School Library Journal, starred review "The writing is great, the artwork is just stupendous - I can't recommend this book highly enough!" --BoingBoing Geek Week Podcast "The series manages to foreground reasoning, diplomacy, and cooperation without sparing any of the freewheeling action or dragon-vomiting humor." Booklist"This rowdy adventure is sure to be a crowd pleaser. " Kirkus"Kids will eat up this installment and eagerly await the next series offering. " SLJ Praise for Giant's Beware! Fast, fun, and joyous to look at! Jeff Smith, author of Bone A young heroine and her two sidekicks set off on adventure in Giants Beware! The New York Times A surefire hit! Publishers Weekly, starred review Strong and lively! School Library Journal, starred review The writing is great, the artwork is just stupendous - I can't recommend this book highly enough! BoingBoing Geek Week Podcast" "The series manages to foreground reasoning, diplomacy, and cooperation without sparing any of the freewheeling action or dragon-vomiting humor." "Booklist""This rowdy adventure is sure to be a crowd pleaser. " "Kirkus""Kids will eat up this installment and eagerly await the next series offering. " "SLJ" Praise for "Giant's Beware!" Fast, fun, and joyous to look at! "Jeff Smith," author of Bone A young heroine and her two sidekicks set off on adventure in "Giants Beware"! "The New York Times" A surefire hit! "Publishers Weekly," starred review Strong and lively! "School Library Journal," starred review The writing is great, the artwork is just stupendous - I can't recommend this book highly enough! "BoingBoing Geek Week Podcast"" Fast, fun, and joyous to look at! "Jeff Smith, author of Bone on Giants Beware!" A young heroine and her two sidekicks set off on adventure in "Giants Beware"! "The New York Times on Giants Beware!" A surefire hit! "Publishers Weekly, starred review on Giants Beware!" Strong and lively! "School Library Journal, starred review on Giants Beware!" The writing is great, the artwork is just stupendous - I can't recommend this book highly enough! "BoingBoing Geek Week Podcast on Giants Beware!"" Praise for" Giants Beware!: """ "Fast, fun, and joyous to look at!"- Jeff Smith, author of" Bone" "A young heroine and her two sidekicks set off on adventure in "Giants Beware"!"- "The New York Times" "A surefire hit!"- "Publishers Weekly," starred review "Strong and lively!"- "School Library Journal," starred review "The writing is great, the artwork is just stupendous - I can't recommend this book highly enough!"- "BoingBoing Geek Week" Podcast

Jorge Aguirre is a Colombian-American from Columbus, Ohio. He's written for everything from the most popular children's shows to documentaries about Romanian exorcisms. He lives on the East Coast. Born in Puerto Rico and based in Ohio, Rafael Rosado is a veteran of the animation industry. He is currently a storyboard artist for Warner Brothers, Disney, and Cartoon Network.

General Fields

  • : 9781596438781
  • : Roaring Brook Press
  • : First Second Books
  • : May 2015
  • : 254mm X 191mm
  • : United States
  • : April 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 160
  • : FIC
  • : English
  • : Rafael Rosado
  • : Paperback
  • : Jorge Aguirre; Rafael Rosado (Illustrator)
  • : Full color throughout