Book List
imageThe Dragon Prince: A Chinese Beauty & the Beast Tale
By Laurence Yep (author), Kam Mak (illustrator)
This 'Beauty and the Beast' story is a retelling of a traditional Chinese tale about a poor farmer who falls into the clutches of a dragon. He is finally saved when his youngest consents to marry the creature.
HarperTrophy, 1999. ISBN: 0064435180.

imageThe Dancing Dragon
By Marcia K. Vaughn (author), Stanley Wong Hoo Foon (illustrator)
A colorful, festive foldout book that relates the excitement of Chinese New Year through the eyes of a Chinese-American child.
Mondo Publishing, 1996. ISBN: 1572551348

imageEric Carle's Dragons, Dragons
By Eric Carle
This poetry collection features not only lavishly illustrated dragons but other mythical creatures including Yeti, Pan, Kraken, and many more.
Philomel, 1991. ISBN: 0399221050

imageFantastic Creatures from Greek Myths
By Pat Posner
A children's retelling of classic Greek tales of heroism, with an eye on their most interesting creatures. Includes the Chimera, the Gorgon, Cyclopes, the Minotaur, and others.
Peter Bedrick, 2002. ISBN: 1577685075

imageMerlin and the Dragons
By Jane Yolen (author), Li Ming (illustrator)
A young King Arthur turns to his mentor, Merlin, to ease a sleepless night with dragon tales of his own. Expressive oil paintings accompany the text.
Puffin, 1998. ISBN: 0140558918

imageSaint George and the Dragon
By Geraldine McCaughrean (author), Nicki Palin (illustrator)
The powerful tale of England's patron saint and his struggle with the evil dragon of European lore.
Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0192723766


More Books:
Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis
D'Aulaire's book of Greek Myths, Ingri D'Aulaire
D'Aulaire's book of Norse Myths, Ingri D'Aulaire
Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher, Bruce Coville
My Father's Dragon, Ruth Stiles Gannett
The Phoenix and the Carpet, Edith Nesbit
The Reluctant Dragon, Kenneth Grahame