What if there was but one dragon left in the world?What if dragons were more than just imaginary creatures? What if long ago they soared through our skies? And what if there was only one dragon left? Where might it hide from our machines, from our technology, from us? And where would it go if it spread its wings for one last flight?New York Timesbestselling writer Robert Burleigh and Harry Potter artist Mary GrandPre answer these questions by taking us on one last great journey into the starry night.
Read this book with a child and wait for the inevitable moment when he looks to the sky . . . and wonders.
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Robert Burleigh lives in Chicago, Illinois. Mike Wimmer lives in Norman, Oklahoma.
Betty MacDonald was born Anne Elizabeth Campbell Bard in Boulder, Colorado, in 1908. The daughter of a mining engineer, she spent her early years in some of the mining towns of Idaho, Montana, and Mexico. When she was nine, her father took the family-his wife and five children-to Seattle, where Betty lived until shortly after her marriage. Among her books for children are Nancy and Plum, originally published in 1952, and the beloved classics Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, Mrs. Piggle-Wigglersquo;s Magic, Mrs. Piggle-Wigglersquo;s Farm, and Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle.   Mary GrandPreacute; is perhaps best known for creating the jackets and illustrations for the Harry Potter books. She has also illustrated The Blue Shoe, a novel for young readers by Robert Townley, as well as many fine picture books, including Chin Yu Min and the Ginger Cat by Jennifer Armstrong and Lucia and the Light by Phyllis Root. You can read more about Mary GrandPreacute; and her work at www.marygrandpre.com. From the Hardcover edition.