Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede

Dealing with Dragons

Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1

Patricia C. Wrede with Peter de Sève (Illustrator)

fiction childrens fantasy middle grade young adult adventurous fast-paced

212 pages | first published 1990

Description

Cimorene is everything a princess is not supposed to be: headstrong, tomboyish, smart - and bored. So bored that she runs away to live with a dragon - and finds the family and excitement she's been looking for.

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summary of 1801 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

adventurous 100%
funny 92%
lighthearted 92%
hopeful 15%
inspiring 15%
relaxing 13%
mysterious 10%
emotional 7%

Pace

fast 69%
medium 27%
slow 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 44% | Plot: 44% | Character: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 44% | No: 38% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 17% | N/A: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 37% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 28% | N/A: 6%

Average rating

4.22