Meet Princess Cimorene--a princess who refustes to be proper. She is everything a princess is not supposed to be: headstrong, tomobyish smart...
So bored that she runs away to live with a dragon. And not just any dragon, but Kazul--one of the most powerful and dangerous dragons arounds. Of course, Cimorene has a way of hooking up with dangerous characters, and soon she's coping with a witch,a a jinn, a death-dealing talking bird, a stone prince, and some very oily wizards.
If this princess ran away to find some excitement, it looks like she's found plenty!
"Dealing with Dragons" is exactly what I like in a short book. It is to the point, there is no messing around in the writing style. I also like that the princess can completely take care of herself and changes the normal fairy tale criteria. Instead of being taken captive by a dragon she goes and find one to live with herself. I also enjoyed how she turned knights away and talked them out of saving her and was crafty enough to keep them away. In the end, she is the hero she needed and that is inspiring to young girls who read this. She is also not the aesthetically conventional blonde airy princess, she is intelligent and dark in coloring. Over all this is a fantastic book and I read it in a night.
I recommend this to anybody really especially young females. Its a great book to read to young girls to show that not all princesses need men or to act dumber than you are. I'll be reviewing the rest of the series before long.
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