The Ice Dragon

Book review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Beautifully illustrated dragon fantasy is short but intense.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Bloated dead bodies and heads split by axes.

My 7 year old came home with it from the library. The first page I opened it to had a pretty horrific description of a head split open by an axe, and the smell of bloated green dead bodies. He won't be reading that one for a few years.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 8+

Short but exciting story

This short novel is wonderfully written! Really captured my daughters imagination. Pretty intense and can be scary in parts. It has references to a war and describes the injured troops. Quite a gritty ending that could be too much for younger readers. The language is challenging but great for improving vocabulary.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages

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