Dragonkeeper Book 2: Garden of the Purple Dragon

Author: Carole Wilkinson, Publisher: Walker Books

The Dragonkeeper books have the beautiful theme of discovering your talent. Finding what is special in you.

Ancient China, Han Dynasty. Ping thinks she is safe hiding in the shadow of the Tai Shan mountains. Here she struggles to care for Kai, the baby dragon she is responsible for. But even in her remote mountain hideout, Ping s enemies find her. It is Kai they want. Who can Ping trust? It is impossible to distinguish friend from foe. The easy road beckons. Will they find sanctuary in the Garden of the Purple Dragon? Has the time come for Ping to embrace her true destiny?

  • Garden of the Purple Dragon: Shortlist, Queensland Premier s Literary Awards, 2006
  • Garden of the Purple Dragon: Winner, West Australian Young Book Readers Awards, 2006
  • Garden of the Purple Dragon: Shortlist, Kids Own Australian Literary Awards (KOALA), 2006

About the author

Carole Wilkinson is an award-winning and much loved author of books for children. She has a long-standing fascination with dragons and is interested in the history of everything. Though Carole has written over 30 books, she did not write her first book until she was nearly 40. Before that she had worked as a laboratory assistant and as a film and television writer and editor.

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Year Level Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6
ISBN 9781742032467