If Howard Morton and Freddie the Frog Killer were trying to hold you down so that Mary Lou Hutton could kiss you, you might run as fast as Jeremy Thatcher did. Jeremy forms an unexpected bond with Tiamat the dragon in this sequel to The Monster’s Ring. Ages (Feb.). “To quicken the egg, take it outside at midnight on the night of the next full moon. Lift it to the moonlight and wisper: Full moon’s light to wake.

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Specimen in a dumb name for a character and that’s not a nickname. In some paragraphs, they appear in every sentence: This is a simple, kid-centric book. Things, people – they always go away, sooner or later. The author and editors must share the blame for this. You can’t hold them anymore than you can hold moonlight. The shopkeeper sells it to him for only a quarter.

I haven’t read it in years so it was fun to spend some time with Jeremy and Tiamat. The ending actually made me cry, which is very unusual for me. This is pretty odd because his town is very small and he thought he knew his way around all the streets. I got the idea the author was in a haste to write this book. First, the prose was shoddy.

There’s a lot of wisdom here that kids will appreciate because it doesn’t sound like preaching, such as how having a desire for something makes it more likely that you will find it, and that no matter how much work you put into helping someone grow, eventually you thatchrr to let them find their own path or all that work will have been pointless. Buy the Audiobook Download: The story seemed to be rife with potential, hinting at both mystique and humor and bringing fantasy into an otherwise dagon setting.


As short as the book was it had some depth to it and represented some of the horrors of middle school well. Go to a wiki page of dragons in children’s literature! By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Quotes from Jeremy Thatcher, View all 8 comments.

This was obviously a quick read. In the end, the book takes a more melancholy and reflective tone than I expected, and it tries to mean something – something about love and loss and letting go. Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher is several ingredients shy of a good novel.

It’s one of the first novels that I read myself and thoroughly enjoyed. It is only the girl who wants the snog, you understand.

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Sure enough the creature that emerges is indeed a baby dragon. I’ve “sold” this book dozens of times, but I realized I’d never actually read it. Jul 05, Mary Z rated it really liked it Shelves: Elives’ magic shop with a strange marbled egg, it soon becomes clear that this is one pet he wasn’t prepared for. I can only say that, for me, fantasy is a way of telling an amusing and engaging story and fantasy fiction sometimes addresses important issues at a deeper level than realistic fiction does.


But as Jeremy soon learns, even a tiny dragon can mean big trouble. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher

Enter your search terms Submit search form. There’s a lot of wisdom here that kids will appreciate because it doesn’t jerfmy like preaching, such as how having a desire for something makes it more likely that you will find it, I like it when my kids want me to read books they love.

Edison Beaker, Creature Seeker: Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. The ending is sweet and will make readers want more.

The Land of Neverendings. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

Nothing you love is ever draton lost. Jan 18, Hadlee Nelson added it. Another one is when the librarian has a special book just for him and he followed the directions perfectly and then he met the librarian and she took him some place magical and it was the way for the dragon to go home.