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Give it to readers who are not quite ready for Emily Rodda’s “Deltora Quest” series Scholastic or to fantasy fans who want a quick but meaty read. BUT, I still gave it 4 stars for the beginning and the illustrations! Instead, we are brought back to the books weakest element, the family characters and the descriptions of war, and they go on until the story’s end.

Wonderful illustrations, but not worth the money The illustrations in this edition are fantastic.

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It’s filled with hard-working farmers and dragons are icee. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The ice dragon was a creature of legend and fear, for no man had ever tamed one.

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In the end, I highly enjoyed The Ice Dragon and would recommend it, especially at this time of year The dragln was reworked in with artwork by Anne Yvonne Gilbertand again in with a series of original paintings by Luis Royo. After all, she’s just a little bit older than our main character Adara and is also quite fond of a dragon or three as well. In actuality, the dragon is a curse for everyone.


Soon the eponymous Ice Dragon enters the picture, visiting Adara at times during the winter, even letting her ride. Like I wanted to pet this book and keep it forever. When the ice dragon beat its wings, the cold winds blew and the snow swirled and scurried and the world seemed to shrink and shiver. Not the best thing I’ve read from Martin, but it seems like a short prequel to the Song of Ice and Fire series.

Was disappointed in her being ‘fixed’ at the end, it would have been better if she stayed as she was, there was nothing wrong with her not being affectionate and emotional. Adara is immune to the harshness of winter unlike other children.

Not just because of her birthday date but her cold emotional state that even segregates her from her drgaon family. The publishers have hinted that this is set in Westeros. Retrieved from ” https: The girl looks a lot like a girl from a book that was published in the ‘s. And Because it was the season finale.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. Anyway, the book is filled with beautiful pictures!!

Not only is Adara physically cold, but also emotionally distant and unsociable towards her family, yet the only living creature she seems to be able to warm up to turns out to be an ice dragon. Nov 11, Grace rated it did not like it Shelves: They are beautiful, especially the drawings of the ice dragons. I hold him firmly entrenched amongst my top three favorite authors of all time.

As a “Winter Child” myself I wanted things to end differently for Adara and her dragon.


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Indeed, it is hardly mystical at all.

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That is, until the outside world in the form of the ongoing war changes circumstances forever and Adara is ie to make some very difficult and life-changing decisions. When she is four she comes in close contact with “her” ice dragon.

Nothing new, it’s probably all on me again. I only found it to be bittersweet. View all 11 comments. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Get to Know Us. The Graphic Novel Game of Thrones. This a frrm gem of a book! Primarily because I, by no means, expected this story to be akin to the much-anticipated Winds of Winter. I quite like this concept in contrast to the more Shakespearian dramatic irony, where the reader knows more than the characters, since it allows us to grow more attached to the protagonist.

She is apparently emotionless, and her skin is always cold to the touch. I should mention that the tone of the book, from the beginning, is distant, and fittingly, cold. Battles of Westeros RPG: She expresses emotion, including tears, and now can no longer play with ice lizards, grm the the heat of hands would now kill them.

And only a winter child–and the ice dragon who loved her–could save her world from utter destruction. I drragon very impressed.