Handbook for Dragon Slayers

written by Merrie Haskell, published by Harper Collins Children's Books, a division of HarperCollins Publishers

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About

Reluctant Princess Tilda, sheltered due to her deformed foot, longs to escape her destiny. A thwarted kidnapping sends Tilda, Lord Parzifal and her handmaiden Judith on a dragon-hunting quest. Supported by friends and dragons, Tilda realizes her physical limitations do not define her.

Awards Won

Title Year
official seal of the schneider family book award Schneider Family Book Award

The Schneider Family Book Awards honor an author or illustrator for a book that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.


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2014 - Winner(s)