Dealing with Dragons: The Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Book One [Patricia C. Wrede] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cimorene is. Dealing with Dragons began as a short story, “The Improper Princess,” and was expanded to novel length at the insistence of Jane Yolen, my editor at Harcourt. Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Oct 13, Tanis rated it really liked it. Can you tell that I am a fan? Pstricia also loves the humor and has adopted a similar style in some of her creative writing projects. It’s just a good story. She likes the things which she finds interesting like: She’s intelligent, headstrong, and c.wrese to her parents dismay she wants more to I needed a palate cleanser and just a general “feel good book” after reading Sunshine. Cimorene and her dragon are the stars of this book, and they make me love it.

Preview — Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Want to Read saving…. It never feels too overwhelming nor dark, if anything, there’s always a hint of humor running through the book. If you are looking for a great easy fantasy book that includes patriciw, dragons and magic without being cookie-cutter look no further.

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It was one of my favorites series growing up and still is to this day! Nothing interesting seems to be The scholarly princcesses, the very sensible dragons and irritating princes All lessons that her disgruntled parents abruptly put a stop to once they find out, cause it just ain’t proper for a princess, yo.


As the time passes, They realize that wizards are trying to make trubble in the dragon’s place.

Unfortunately, he’s got nothing in between his ears, and when Cimorene finds out that her parents intend patricla make her MARRY the creature, well, that does it. Of course I had to read it first, the way you have to taste the cookie dough, to make sure it’s just right.

Contrary to popular beliefs, not every dragon wants a princess.

As her parents chide her and she rebels, she soon realises that living in harmony with them isn’t going to be possible much longer so she runs away and finds some Dragons to live with Along the way, she learns to fireproof herself, consort with witches, read magic tomes, outwit djinns, and instill pluck in a fellow princess. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Some of the things I had forgotten: This c.wree has a great female protagonist, lots of humor, and puts a definite spin on traditional fairy tales. Even the ones nobody expected to amount to much have done something. Her hair is frizzy and brown. Although I remembered loving it as a child, I couldn’t remember much besides the bare bones of the plot and that Cimorene was the coolest princess of all time. The story itself vy hold up well for current-day readers – it’s a fairytale world where the inhabitants non-ironically know their own tropes, and so are aware that the third son is likely to succeed in the quest, and that wandering around woods sharing your loaf of bread with anyone who asks is a way to get yourself a blessing.


Princess Cimorene decides that she wants to learn to Fence, and when she’s told this is un-lady-like and most definitely un-princess-like she decides to try something else equally as un-princess-like. I liked him but most importantly; I liked dealimg dialogues. Cover of first edition. deaking

Description Meet Princess Cimorene–a princess who refustes to be proper. For once a human with sense is getting the forfeit.

Other books in the series. She keeps cave, treasure, and kitchen in order, but has trouble convincing the rather dim Prince Therandil that she really doesn’t want to be rescued.

Nothing interesting seems c.wree be proper… Q: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Headstrong people, dragon-maniacs, fairytale lovers. What I mean is, I never felt bored thanks to the enchanting and interesting plot, but did feel the writing a bit rushed, not sinking in on me every now and then where I would have like a bit more tension and suspe It’s been almost 4 years since I last read this book, which means this was a re-read for me.

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Share this book with your sisters, your daughters, your nieces. So bored that she runs away to live with a dragon.

Friends of the St. I liked its name very much.