Now, after years of absence, a new danger emerges, more lethal than the threat of orcs or men. Readers will be rooting for Adventurine throughout this well-paced, colorful narrative. Edit. I completely adored this book!" And by the end I felt like a dragon sitting on a pile of gold, knowing I'd found a treasure. The Dragon with the Chocolate Heart DRAFT. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. A dragon known as Drago tries to end the rivalry between a brother and sister, both having dragon-like powers, who are after the throne of their grandfather, while a new threat steals Drago's source of power. It was most definitely very well written and felt believable even to an adult reader. . Readers of all ages will love this deliciously charming adventure and its feisty dragon-transformed-into-a-girl main character, Aventurine!- - Sheila Grau, author of the Dr. Critchlore's School for Minions series, -In The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart, Aventurine is turned into a girl, but inside she remains ALL dragon, every fierce, lovable inch of her. Readers will be rooting for Adventurine throughout this well-paced, colorful narrative. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. As warming to the soul as a hot chocolate on a cold winter’s night. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Reviewed in the United States on May 19, 2017. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Protagonist Aventurine (don't you just love that name?!) . Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 24, 2019. Isaac East, age 10 - 'The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart deserves 10 out of 10 for its perfect mix of adventure, laughs and a lot of action.' The Dragon with the Chocolate Heart DRAFT. Even if I did end up with a serious chocolate craving while reading it. Readers of all ages will love this deliciously charming adventure and its feisty dragon-transformed-into-a-girl main character, Aventurine! Her sister Citrine is a poet and her brother Jasper is a budding philosopher. This story is a delightfully delicious blend of magic spiced with adventure and a heart as sweet and warm as molten chocolate. Praise for Kat, IncorrigibleBank Street Best Books of 2012A Spring 2011 Kids' Indie Next pick A 2012 ALA/ALSC Notable Children's Book A Top 40 Pick for the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association. It is possible to see people we've encountered in each of the characters, from Aventurine's dragon relatives to the king and crown princess. My daughter is 8 and I'm always on the lookout for entertaining books which are well written. And by the end I felt like a dragon sitting on a pile of gold, knowing I'd found a treasure. - School Library Journal, "Burgis' debut title rides on its swift pace and the delightfully feisty Kat, whose fearless and frequently impulsive actions will have readers cheering her on." The royals. Her family thinks she's too young to fly on her own, but she's determined to prove them wrong by capturing the most dangerous prey of all: a human. Chocolate and dragons, together at last! Please try again. Tags: Question 9 . . This was so cute! You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Please try your request again later. 0. Oh my goodness, this book. Dragons, magic, and chocolate, Reviewed in the United States on May 30, 2017. rbryant_77009. Pair with chocolate for maximum enjoyment . Though only nine at the time, Darius devoted his life to Kendrick's care and to purging orcs from their land. . But when this crafty human tricks Aventurine into drinking enchanted hot chocolate, this magnificent dragon is transformed into a 12 year old girl, with a new passion for chocolate. "Will satisfy readers who hunger for feel-good tales that pack a girl-power punch, like Gail Carson Levine's Ella Enchanted or the movie Moana." I completely adored this book!- - Sarah Prineas, author of THE MAGIC THIEF and Winterling series, -The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart is a perfect confection: rich, satisfying, and remarkably delicious.- - Caroline Carlson, author of the Very Nearly Honorable League of Pirates series, -A gloriously fresh story to be read with a steaming cup of chocolate at hand.- - starred review, Kirkus Reviews, -Burgis creates a feisty protagonist with a temper that suits her dragon heritage. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 17, 2018. 'The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart' will make you want to eat every chocolate in every chocolate shop you see. Dragons and chocolates... what a dream come true..! After another lecture from her mother, and more sneering from her brother, she sets out on her own to prove she is more than capable of looking after herself. if only they'd let her leave it. - School Library Journal on KAT, INCORRIGIBLE, Romance, humor and magic mark this brisk debut novel. She is the author of the tween fantasy trilogy, Kat, Incorrigible and the forthcoming historical fantasy adult title, Masks and Shadows. . The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart REVIEW BY Janet Mawdesley April 29, 2017, 9:00 am Dragons are fearsome creatures who think nothing of having a delicious bit of human for dinner, or sending out a fiery breath simply to keep things in order down in the human world far, far below. Directed by Patrik Syversen. All she has to do is get to the human city to find herself an apprenticeship (whatever that is) in a chocolate house (which sounds delicious), and she'll be conquering new territory in no time . - Booklist, "Aventurine's fiery spirit is immediately endearing, and a diverse cast of fully realized supporting characters fill out a fantasy world that readers will love to inhabit. The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal). won't she? We read as a family every evening. - School Library Journal on KAT, INCORRIGIBLE, "Romance, humor and magic mark this brisk debut novel." One of the best books by Stephanie Burgis so far. . I completely adored this book! In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.