Dragon books are incredibly popular with both children and adults. They fuel the imagination, allowing us to escape into another world.
One of the oldest mythical creatures, dragons appear in legends and stories all across the globe, from Wales to Japan, in Norse mythology and Arthurian legends.
Although we often associate them with fantasy adventure books, dragon stories are not just for fantasy lovers. The gripping plots and magical characters are often popular with reluctant readers and they are fantastic for any kids with big imaginations.
Dragon characters can be fierce, funny, wise, terrifying, misunderstood – there is a dragon in literature for everyone!Check out our recommendations for the most enchanting picture books, chapter books, middle-grade and YA books about dragons. We've included a mix of new and classic books, popular series like Dragon Rider or How to Train Your Dragon and some hidden gems too!