Dealing with Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book One [Patricia C. Wrede] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cimorene is. Dealing with Dragons began as a short story, “The Improper Princess,” and was expanded to novel length at the insistence of Jane Yolen, my editor at Harcourt. Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede

Reception to the novel has been positive. View all 3 comments. Want to Read saving…. Novels like “The Enchanted Forest Chronicles” series. And the story contains more than enough bits that’ll make anyone- well, perhaps not laugh out loud, but certainly grin and giggle.

What I mean is, I never felt bored thanks to the enchanting and interesting plot, but did feel the writing a bit rushed, not sinking in on me every now and then where I would have like a bit more tension and suspe It’s been almost 4 years since I last read this book, which means this was a re-read for me. Based on information from the Stone Prince and Alianora, Cimorene realizes that the wizards poisoned the King with the help of Woraug. There is nothing so complex, so complicated about this little book; it just makes me happy.

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Dealing with Dragons

With all it’s well known and obscure references to different fairytales, each new page is a delight. I’m looking forward to rereading the rest of the series dealjng reacquainting myself with one of my childhood hero ine s. Then read this book. This page was last edited on 19 Decemberat She learns fencing, cooking and magic, and when she discovers her proposed marriage, she runs away to offer herself to a dragon.


Wuth this book, and then make your daughter read it. Alexandria It’s a chapter book with very few illustrations, but it tells a good story with a witth twist. It has lots of adventure, lots of dragons and a sassy princess who takes her fate into her own hands. I found myself loving it more and more with every page. The wizard tries to stop her from returning home, but Cimorene does not fall for his tricks. Patricia received her M.

If this princess ran away to find some excitement, witg looks like she’s found plenty! This news comes too late as the King of the Dragons has already been fatally poisoned. From the beginning it’s pretty clear who’s good and who’s bad, and that it will all work out in the end.

Of course I had to read it first, the way you have to taste the cookie dough, to make sure it’s just right. She has published twelve and a half books: As the name suggests, it has witb lot to do with dragons. It’s a great story about a princess who thinks being a princess is incredibly boring.

The character of Cimorene is engaging.

Talking to Dragons Patricia C. This was charming, but light on substance. I’m re-reading this fantastic series that I fell in love when I was a kid.


They find out and fix that trubble. I implore you all to check it out!


dragone It was more like some characters were flummoxed that Cimorene chose to live a different life and questioned why, but patriciw moved on as she explained her reasonings.

She is unique and feisty in a positive way, and most importantly, quite quick-witted and smart. Kazul and the wizards and the other dragons’ princesses. Her interests include sewing, embroidery, desultory attempts at gardening, chocolate, not mowing the lawn, High Tea, and, of course, reading.

I am afraid Patricja will not give you even a hint of the “trubble” because that is the main focus of the story.

She was a remarkable princess. There was no love interest. I ended up staying up to 12 that night in order to finish it. She has no children, but as of this writing, she does have four nieces and four nephews ranging in pagricia from seven months to twelve years old and in geographical location from Maine to Alabama. Wrede 6 32 Nov 02, The same thing happened over the Latin lessons from the court philosopher, the cooking lessons from the castle chef, the economics lessons from the court treasurer, and the juggling lessons from the court minstrel.