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Is part of Dragonkeeper Carole Wilkinson , 2003-2007 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Dragonkeeper
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

In Ancient China during the Han Dynasty a slave girl saves the life of an ageing dragon and escapes her brutal master. Pursued by a ruthless dragon hunter, the girl and the dragon cross China, carrying with them a mysterious stone that must be protected.

Exhibitions

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Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Dragonkeeper Ignacio Ferreras , Rosanna Cecchini , Pablo Castrillo , Xiamping Wang , Carole Wilkinson , ( dir. Ignacio Ferreras )et. al.agent) China Spain : China Film Animation Dragoia Media Movistar Plus Atresmedia Cine , 2018 11086982 2018 single work film/TV

Adaptation of the first book in Carole Wilkinson's series of the same name. The film is planned as the first in a franchise.

Notes

  • Included in the 2004 White Ravens Catalogue compiled by the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany. Special mention.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it is set in China, with references to Chinese mythology. It has also been translated into Japanese.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Fitzroy, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Dog Books , 2003 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 256p.
      ISBN: 1876372192
    • Fitzroy, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Dog Books , 2005 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 361p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 1876372893, 9781876372897 (pbk.)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Hyperion Books for Children ,
      2005 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Alternative title: Dragon Keeper
      Extent: 339p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 9780786855810
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Macmillan Children's Books ,
      2006 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 256p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 0330441086 (hbk.)
    • Fitzroy, Fitzroy - Collingwood area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Dog Books , 2008 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Black Dog Books
      Extent: 361p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 9781742030593 (pbk.)
    • Newtown, Marrickville - Camperdown area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Walker Books Australia , 2013 .
      Extent: 1vp.
      Edition info: 4th edition
      Note/s:
      • Published: July 2013
      ISBN: 9781922244086 (ebook : pdf), 9781922244093 (ebook : prc), 9781742590585 (ebook : epub)
Alternative title: El guardián de los dragones
Language: Spanish
    • Barcelona,
      c
      Spain,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Ediciones B ,
      2005 .
      image of person or book cover 5077435510810152845.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 329p.
      Note/s:
      • First book in the author's series El guardian de los dragones
      • Part of the Publisher series: La escritura desatada
      ISBN: 8466622128
    • Barcelona,
      c
      Spain,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Byblos ,
      2006 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 301p.
      Note/s:
      • Part of the Publisher series: Aventuras
      ISBN: 8466628185

Works about this Work

Texts for Years 7 and 8 Deborah McPherson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 47 no. 2 2012; (p. 107-108)

— Review of Red Libby Gleeson , 2012 single work children's fiction ; Dragonkeeper Carole Wilkinson , 2003 single work children's fiction
Ernie Tucker on Books Ernie Tucker , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: English in Australia , Winter no. 140 2004; (p. 58-68)
Know the Author : Carole Wilkinson Jo Goodman , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 19 no. 4 2004; (p. 12-14)
Cats' Brains and Dragon Scales Sally-Ann Jones (interviewer), 2004 single work interview
— Appears in: The West Australian , 24 August 2004; (p. 7)
More for Kids Than Wizardry Rosemary Sorensen , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 21 August 2004; (p. 8)
[Review] Dragonkeeper Rayma Turton , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 18 no. 5 2003; (p. 38-39)

— Review of Dragonkeeper Carole Wilkinson , 2003 single work children's fiction
Ageing Dragon Meets Youthful Hero Moira McAlister , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 July 2004; (p. 4a)

— Review of Dragonkeeper Carole Wilkinson , 2003 single work children's fiction ; Princess Tamsin Annette Kay Wickes , 2004 single work children's fiction ; The King of Large June Colbert , 2004 single work children's fiction ; Riding with Thunderbolt : The Diary of Ben Cross Allan Baillie , 2004 single work children's fiction ; Summer's Story Wendy Graham , 2004 single work novel
Our Young Reviewers Harriet O'Hare , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 August 2004; (p. 2)

— Review of Dragonkeeper Carole Wilkinson , 2003 single work children's fiction
Our Young Reviewers Jessica Radvan , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 August 2004; (p. 3)

— Review of Dragonkeeper Carole Wilkinson , 2003 single work children's fiction
Texts for Years 7 and 8 Deborah McPherson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 47 no. 2 2012; (p. 107-108)

— Review of Red Libby Gleeson , 2012 single work children's fiction ; Dragonkeeper Carole Wilkinson , 2003 single work children's fiction
Myth as Metaphor Kate Fewster , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 12 no. 1 2004; (p. 23-24)
Taboo Subjects Welcome Jodie Minus , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 21-22 August 2004; (p. 12)
Novelist Heads off Writer's Block with Top Prize for Second Book Alexa Moses , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 August 2004; (p. 25)
More for Kids Than Wizardry Rosemary Sorensen , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 21 August 2004; (p. 8)
Cats' Brains and Dragon Scales Sally-Ann Jones (interviewer), 2004 single work interview
— Appears in: The West Australian , 24 August 2004; (p. 7)
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