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The Dragon’s Apprentice

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Dragon's Apprentice Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2010 Blurb: Seven years after the events of The Shadow Dragons, John, Jack and Charles are finally able to return to their beloved Archipelago of Dreams. But even as their return is celebrated by old friends, new… Continue reading The Dragon’s Apprentice

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The Shadow Dragons

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Shadow Dragons Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2009 Blurb: The Caretakers of the Imaginarium Geographica are at war. The Imperial Cartological Society, led by Richard Burton, have collected all of the doors from the Keep of Time, and are building a new tower in… Continue reading The Shadow Dragons

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The Indigo King

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Indigo King Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Oct. 2008 Blurb: John and Jack are mystified when they discover a cryptic warning on a medieval manuscript—a warning that is not only addressed to them, but seems to have been written by their friend, Hugo Dyson. But… Continue reading The Indigo King

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The Search for the Red Dragon

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: The Search for the Red Dragon Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Jan. 2008 Blurb: "'The Crusade has begun'... "There's an old myth in the Archipelago," he went on softly, shaking his head. "A legend, really...I recall it mentioned a Crusade, but those events happened seven centuries… Continue reading The Search for the Red Dragon

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Here, There Be Dragons

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Here, There Be Dragons Author: James A. Owen Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Sept. 2006 Blurb:  "What is it?" John asked. The little man blinked and arched an eyebrow. "It is the world, my boy," he said. "All the world, in ink and blood, vellum and parchment, leather and… Continue reading Here, There Be Dragons