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Yolen tells a charming story about the morning routine of a young knight and two enormous young dragons in Waking Dragons. Short, simple rhymes and colorful paintings in tones of blue, green, orange, red and gold animate this great read-aloud for kids ages 4-8.
Newsweek dubbed award-winning, bestselling author Jane Yolen “the Hans Christian Andersen of America.” She has been called a “modern day equivalent of Aesop” by The New York Times, and has been featured several times on NPR. Yolen’s work has been honored with some of the publishing industry’s most distinguished awards, including a Caldecott Medal, a Caldecott Honor, two Nebula awards, the Jewish Book Award, and two Christopher Medals. Her body-of-work awards include the Catholic Library Association’s Regina Medal, the University of Minnesota’s Kerlan Award, and World Fantasy’s Life Achievement Award, and she’s received six honorary doctorates.