Author and illustrator learn they must work together despite artistic differences, or the book they each imagine will never exist. The story about Chloe differentiates from the story of the story through cartoon art including balsa backdrops, Sculpey clay figures, and computer graphics.
Jennifer Strange thought she was a fairly normal 15-year-old foundling indentured servant managing a magician's employment agency. Then came the prophecy of the last dragon's death. Now Jennifer's life is inextricably caught up in Maltcassian's fate. Subtle humor and gradual world-building combined with excellent narration make this an enjoyable and satisfying audiobook. -Colleen Beaupre
In this richly developed fantasy, half-human, half-dragon Seraphina, 16, confronts fear and tension in the uneasy truce between humans and dragons.This absorbing blend of intrigue, romance, and self-discovery features a creative, independent heroine.