The New Kid at School (Dragon Slayers' Academy #1)

 
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The New Kid at School (Dragon Slayers' Academy #1)
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Release Date
November 10, 1997
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0448431084
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Goofy teachers...strange roommates...rotten school food...castles and dragons Young readers will find it all -- along with lots of 12th-century surprises -- in this hilarious new first-chapter series guaranteed to take the 20th and 21st centuries by storm When a minstrel foretells that Wiglaf is to become a hero, he signs up at the Dragon Slayers' Academy. But how will he ever pass Dragon Slaying 101 -- or face the dreaded Gorzil -- when he gets sick at the thought of blood?

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When a traveling minstrel foretells that he is to become a hero, Wiglaf sets out to fulfill his destiny: he signs up at the Dragon Slayers' Academy. But how can he ever hope to be a dragon slayer when he can't even stand the sight of blood?

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Harry Potter meets Lord of The Rings for the young crowd. Meet Wiglaf, misfit and wannabe hero, who can't stand the sight of blood. Raised in a large, very poor family, Wiglaf hopes to make a better life for himself by attending the new school for dragon slaying.

This book is a woot to read. Great book for parents and kids to curl up with. McMullan really draws you in. Great characters, vivid discriptons, and loads of laughs make this series a must read for all Jr. Slayers out there.
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This book is the best one. The main character is Wiglaf of Pinwick. He has a pig that speaks Pig Latin. He goes to DSA for the first time. He meets Erica, Angus, Brother Dave, Coach Wendell Plungett, and the head master, Mordred the Marvelous.

This book was funny. I enjoyed it a lot.
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