The Last Dragon Chronicles

Fire, Ice, Dragons, and MoreThe Last Dragon Chronicles by Chris D'Lacey books one The Fire Within, two Ice Fire, and three Fire Star

  • What: The Last Dragon Chronicles
  • When: 8 to 12 years
  • Why: Engrossing, fantasy series
  • Where: Amazon

Looking for a fantasy series for your elementary-aged reader? Want a good collection of books that isn’t as intense as Harry Potter? Check out The Last Dragon Chronicles by Chris D’Lacey.

The Last Dragon Chronicles Collection on Amazon

In this fantasy saga, in the first book, The Fire Within, readers meet David, who rents a room from mom and daughter duo Liz and Lucy. Once David moves into their home, strange things start happening. While Liz loves crafting clay dragons, Lucy becomes obsessed with what happens to a local squirrel. Together, the three will learn to trust each other and themselves as they navigate worlds both real and fantastical.

The Last Dragon Chronicles books series by Chris D'Lacey chapter page spread with text
Kids can enjoy the text-filled pages.

With seven books in the series, kids can enjoy reading at their own pace. With plenty of text, the series follows David on his quest to save the tear of the last dragon and defeat evil in the process. A variety of characters in many forms populates each book in the series, with subsequent novels growing a bit longer each time. These books are best enjoyed in numerical order.

The Fire Within book by Chris D'Lacey The Last Dragon Chronicles
The first book introduces the main characters and sets the stage for the story.

We’ve been reading these books out loud to our kids ages eleven, nine, and seven, and they clamor for more every evening. We’re currently on book three, and the kids can’t get enough of the characters and the action. Whether you’re looking for a good series the whole family can enjoy together, or you’ve got a reader who can’t get enough of fantasy and dragons in particular, you’ll enjoy this collection.

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