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A Puff of Magic for Your Shelves:
10 of the Best Dragon Books for Kids

by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

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From Smaug in Tolkien’s classic The Hobbit to the Hungarian Horntail in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, dragons have enchanted readers through the ages. Sometimes fierce, sometimes really misunderstood, there are probably enough dragons in literature for every kind of reader. Here are a few magnificent dragon books to help you breathe a little fire into your family’s reading life:

This article was originally published in 2016 and updated in 2021.