dragons I have known

Very cute story. And look at those adorable little dragonlings!

When I first started writing fantasy, I swore that I would never ever include something so cliched, so stale, so overdone, as a dragon. Riiight. Whether I wanted them or not, dragons crept or stormed into my fiction anyway. The sleeping dragon whose awakening would restart an ancient war. [read more] about dragons I have known

Picture Books: Mapping

Sir I. loves maps. World maps, treasure maps, road maps, atlases and globes. I got a kick out of his commentary on our road atlas yesterday in the van: "Wow, look, I found Florida! And the north part of Kentucky!" (Yes, this kid managed to decode the world Kentucky all by himself, too). Half a year [read more] about Picture Books: Mapping