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Dragons at Crumbling Castle: And Other Stories

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Charming early stories from master of fantasy.

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Earnest but unpolished, the stories in Dragons at Crumbling Castle are clearly the work of a young writer just learning to handle the tools of his literary craft. But because the young writer in question is Sir Terry Pratchett, the quality of these tales is higher than usual for kids' stories. They move swiftly, with a few jokes sprinkled in the dialogue, and familiar fantasy situations get a fresh twist. Young readers not yet ready for the sophistication of Discworld are probably the best audience for this book.

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