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The Dragon Thief

A middle-grade fantasy novel by Zetta Elliott.

Zetta Elliott

Jaxon had just one job — to return three baby dragons to the realm of magic. But when he got there, only two dragons were left in the bag. His best friend's sister, Kavita, is a dragon thief!

Kavita only wanted what was best for the baby dragon. But now every time she feeds it, the dragon grows and grows! How can she possibly keep it secret? Even worse, stealing it has upset the balance between the worlds. The gates to the other realm have shut tight!

Jaxon needs all the help he can get to find Kavita, outsmart a trickster named Blue and return the baby dragon to its true home. (From Random House Children's Books)

The Dragon Thief is for readers aged 8-12.

The Dragon Thief will be available in Oct. 2019.

Zetta Elliott was born in Ajax, Ont., and has lived in the United States for the past 20 years. She is a poet, a teacher and a writer for children and young adults. 

Interviews with Zetta Elliott

What do Harry Potter, Lyra Belacqua and the Pevensie siblings all have in common? Apart from being awesome, they -- like many other characters in science fiction and fantasy books for young readers -- are white. We spoke with author Zetta Elliott about why that is, and how to diversify the magical heroes we look up to as kids. 6:54
Zetta Elliott on what inspired her new kids book. 3:50

Other books by Zetta Elliott

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