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Blood Brothers : Dragonkeeper Series : Book 4 - Carole Wilkinson

Blood Brothers

Dragonkeeper Series : Book 4

Paperback

Published: 1st October 2013
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
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New paperback edition of the fourth book in the internationally bestselling and award winning Dragonkeeper series.

The year is 325. The powerful Han Dynasty is a distant memory and tribes of barbarian soldiers fight over what was once the Empire. It is a dangerous time. Kai is 465 years old - a teenager in dragon years. He is searching for the person predestined to be his dragonkeeper. Kai s search has led him to a Buddhist novice named Tao. But Tao is certain he is not the one; he has no interest in caring for a difficult dragon. He believes his path lies in another direction. But Tao must learn to listen to the voice within himself and that no journey ever reveals its true purpose until it is over.

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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Blood Brothers Dragon love

By mimzin

from country NSW

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    • Younger Readers

    Comments about Blood Brothers:

    Bought as a gift for Christmas, but I had to carefully read it first. Managed to turn the pages without leaving a mark! A delightful story that stands alone even though it is part of a series.

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    Carole Wilkinson

    I didn’t start writing until I was quite old — nearly 40. Before that, I worked as a laboratory assistant. My jobs involved working with a lot of blood and brains. You might think this sounds a bit gory, but I quite enjoyed working in a laboratory. The trouble was I always had this niggling feeling that it wasn’t what I was meant to be doing.

    One day I realised what I’ve always wanted to be—a writer! I don’t know why it took me so long to work that out. When I was at school in the 1960s (a very long time ago) it didn’t sound like the sort of thing a girl from Port Adelaide could ever do, so I suppose I didn’t think of it back then. Once I’d decided to try and become a writer, I went to university. I wrote lots of things at university including my first novel. I didn’t think it was very good. I showed it to a friend who worked in publishing. I don’t think she thought it was very good either, but she must have seen some potential because she asked me if I could write a teenage novel. ‘Yes,’ I said, when actually I was thinking ‘Are you serious? Of course I can’t!’

    I’d never thought about writing for young people. I tried to think of a story. My daughter was at high school, and something she was doing at the time gave me an idea. My friend liked my idea. So I went ahead and wrote the whole novel. That was my first published book. It was published in 1996 and was called Stagefright.

    I sometimes wish I’d started writing when I was younger, but then I think things have worked out okay. I find that I have lots of ideas and so far I’ve never had ‘writers’ block’ (touch wood). I might have got a late start, but I’ve been trying to make up for lost time. I’ve written 30-odd books, some short stories, a telemovie and some TV and planetarium scripts.

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    ISBN: 9781922179210
    ISBN-10: 1922179213
    Series: Dragonkeeper
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 368
    Published: 1st October 2013
    Dimensions (cm): 20.9 x 14.0  x 2.7
    Weight (kg): 0.34