The Dragon's Tooth: Book summary and reviews of The Dragon's Tooth by N. D. Wilson

The Dragon's Tooth

Ashtown Burials #1

by N. D. Wilson

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The Dragon's Tooth by N. D. Wilson
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For two years, Cyrus and Antigone Smith have run a sagging roadside motel with their older brother, Daniel. Nothing ever seems to happen. Then a strange old man with bone tattoos arrives, demanding a specific room.

Less than 24 hours later, the old man is dead. The motel has burned, and Daniel is missing. And Cyrus and Antigone are kneeling in a crowded hall, swearing an oath to an order of explorers who have long served as caretakers of the world's secrets, keepers of powerful relics from lost civilizations, and jailers to unkillable criminals who have terrorized the world for millennia.

N. D. Wilson, author of Leepike Ridge and 100 Cupboards, returns with an imagination-capturing adventure that inventively combines the contemporary and the legendary.

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"Starred Review. A wild fantasy romp through a creatively imagined alternative world takes a classic quest format...Blissfully free of any deeper message, the adventures will continue in future volumes. Ages 10-15." - Kirkus Reviews

"Wilson balances these hyperbolic plot elements with measured prose and smart dialogue, while combining pulp sensibilities, cinematic pacing, and fully developed characters readers will gladly follow down the rabbit hole. Ages 8-12." - Publishers Weekly

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Olivia

needed work
The book was dull and lacked flavor. The plot was good, but character development needed work.

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N. D. Wilson

N. D. Wilson lives in Idaho with his wife and their five young explorers. For more information, please visit ndwilson.com.

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