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Book details
  • SubGenre:General
  • Age Range (years):13 and up
  • Language:English
  • Pages:42
  • eBook ISBN:9781617926709

The Challenge of the Dragons

by Glori Mulligan

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The Challenge of the Dragons is the second book of the Trilogy of the Dragons. The story is written in seventeen chapers with illustrations and text. It is a chapter book for young readers filled with fantasy, magic, and mysticism in a adventure of the generation of good and evil dragons. There a mythological characters and creatures who add to this story's charm who are friends with the dragons. It is filled with music and dance with a very visual approach.
The Challenge of the Dragons The Challenge of the Dragon is the sequel to my first book “A Dragon’s Tail that was self-published November 1, 2005. In A Dragon’s Tail, the Siamese twin dragons return home to the land of the Dragons and Maxaluna changes into a good dragon who wants to persuade all generation of dragons to change to goodness. In the sequel, The Challenge of the Dragons, Maxaluna is left two dragon eggs and a note from the wizard Randanzo that he has been chosen to be the caretaker of these unborn baby chick dragons who will be named Bo and Ben. He will need to instruct them in Dragonology and teach them all they need to know for adventure and challenge. The challenge will be to overtake the Land of the Lords where the Dragon Lords rule the evil generation of dragons and Maxaluna will lead in this crusade. Maxaluna and Bo and Ben leave on this mission and our joined by others on this journey. They enter into The Land of the Lords with the help of the wizard and a good witch. Bo and Ben use their identity of twins to trick the Dragon Lords in their plan to change the Land of the Lords and inhabitants. The beautiful Tiffany Butterfly is helpful in the mission with the power of her magical nectar. Maxaluna and the group are successful and the evil dragons are transformed into good dragons. The Dragon Lords and Bo and Ben will live together in the Land of the Lords and continue the mission of doing good. Maxaluna and the group return home to Maxaluna’s mountain where they will continue to live in peace and happiness. The theme of The Challenge of the Dragons is good conquers over evil with a code of arms that reflect good values and principles emphasizing the Golden Rule of Dragonology. There is an emphasis on pursuing goals and the importance of self-esteem by knowing oneself.
About the author
Glori Mulligan Glori originates from Detroit, Michigan where she attended University of Detroit Mercy receiving a degree in Education with majors in English and Speech/Drama. She taught English and Drama in Michigan before moving to South Florida in 1977 where she continued to teach English and Drama. Presently Glori has made a change in her career in education so she could spend her time writing and still makes herself available to schools for book talks and story time. She has continued her profession to teach ESL for LAL International Language School and English Preparation at the college level. Presently, Glori has finished a fairy tale Ice Castle for young readers and is writing a young adult novel Unknown. Glori has participated in the field of music, dance, and theatre and directed musicals and plays in schools and she brings this into her writing. Her passion of books and writing stimulated the desire to teach children and teens about books and writing. Now she spends her time writing for children hoping to increase their appreciation and enjoyment in reading. Her favorites include JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis, Dianna Wynne Jones, Frances Hodgson Burnett and JK Rowland whom she considers masters of fictional fantasy being a genre of literature of great importance to stretch the children imagination and creativity