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Books for every age about everyone's favorite friendly, funny, or ferocious fantasy creatures. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.

Picture Books (JE)


Aiken The Wooden Dragon
Anderson Dragon
Banks Max's Dragon
Bently King Jack and the Dragon    (Jack, Zack, and Caspar build a castle fort and spend a day fighting dragons and beasts, but at day's end King Jack is left to face night creatures alone.)
Berkeley Chopsticks
Broach Hiding Hoover
Cooper Matthew's Dragon
Demi The Boy Who Painted Dragons
Ellery If I Had a Dragon
Howard Serious Trouble
Kent There's No Such Thing as a Dragon
Knapman Guess What I Found in Dragon Wood?
LaRochelle The Best Pet of All
Lawson The Dragon's Pearl
Mahy The Dragon of an Ordinary Family
Minarik The Little Girl and the Dragon
Munsch The Paper Bag Princess
Robertson The Egg    (Look for sequels!)
Rubin Dragons Love Tacos    (Hilarious romp of a HOW TO book about sharing tacos with dragons!)
Rubin Dragons Love Tacos    (Hilarious romp of a HOW TO book about sharing tacos with dragons.)
Shannon Elvira
Thayer The Popcorn Dragon
Ward The Dragon Machine
Wilson Ignis
Yep The City of Dragons

Children’s Fiction (J)


Book The Book of Dragons
Coville Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher
Coville The Dragon of Doom
Coville The Dragonslayers
Cowell How to Train Your Dragon: By Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III
Downer Hatching Magic
Fire Fire and Wings: Dragon Tales from East and West
Gannett My Father's Dragon    (Three Tales of My Father's Dragon)
Grahame The Reluctant Dragon
Gray Falcon's Egg    (Look for sequels!)
Koller The Dragonling    (Dragonling series)
McLerran Dragonfly
Rupp The Dragon of Lonely Island    (Look for sequels!)
Topsell How to Raise and Keep a Dragon
Zaring The Return of the Dragon

Junior High Fiction (Y)


Fletcher Dragon's Milk    (Dragon Chronicles)
Funke Dragon Rider
Hartman Seraphina    (Humans and dragons have always been at war until a truce 40 years ago; young Seraphina has a unique role to play as that truce begins to crumble. A wonderful read! )
McCaffrey Dragonsong
McKinley The Hero and the Crown
Paolini Eragon    (Inheritance series)
Stewart Returner's Wealth ( Wyrmeweald #1)    (Micah is new to the wyrmweald and survives because he takes up with Eli, an old canny cragclimber who helps him learn about how to survive. This brutal fantasy is not for upper elementary but thrilling for Jr High and up.)
Strickland Dragon's Plunder
Vande Velde Dragon's Bait
Wilkinson Dragon Keeper
Wrede Dealing with Dragons    (Enchanted Forest Chronicles)
Yep Dragon of the Lost Sea    (Look for sequels!)
Zinnen The Dragons of Spratt, Ohio

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry


J398.2 EU George St. George and the Dragon
J398.2 EU Wiesner The Loathsome Dragon
J398.2 Passes Dragons: Truth, Myth, and Legend
J398.242 Base The Discovery of Dragons
J398.242 Gibbons Behold-- The Dragons!
J398.242 Krensky Dragons
J398.242 Penner Dragons
J398.242 Zhang A Time of Golden Dragons
J811 Prelutsky The Dragons Are Singing Tonight
Y398.242 Drake Dr. Ernest Drake's Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
Y398.242 Wyly Dragons

Last Updated: 8/14

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