New Zealand author and illustrator O’Neill’s (Princess Princess Ever After) Tea Dragon Society web comic is now a gentle and beautiful book about appreciating and valuing craft. Greta is following in the career path of her blacksmith mother, but has time to pursue the charming but delicate vocation of caring for tea dragons, who produce tea leaves along with their scales. The patient teamerchant, Hesekiel, along with his spouse, adventurer-cum-gardener Erik, and their mysterious foster daughter, Minette, share their story and care throughout the seasons with Greta. Highly recommended for fantasy and tea fans!
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The Tea Dragon Society
is the award-winning, gentle fantasy that follows the story of a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of tea dragons. A 2018 Eisner Award Finalist
ALA Rainbow List (2018)2018 Dwayne McDuffie Award for Kids Comics NomineeAmazon.com's Best Comics & Graphic Novels (2017)
School Library Journal's Top 10 Graphic Novels (2017) "A manga-flavored fairy tale just the right length to pair with a cup of tea." -- Hope Larson (A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel) "Undeniably whimsical and extremely cute." -- Kirkus
From the award-winning author of Princess Princess Ever After
comes THE TEA DRAGON SOCIETY, the beloved and charming all-ages book that follows the story of Greta, a blacksmith apprentice, and the people she meets as she becomes entwined in the enchanting world of tea dragons. After discovering a lost tea dragon in the marketplace, Greta learns about the dying art form of tea dragon care-taking from the kind tea shop owners, Hesekiel and Erik. As she befriends them and their shy ward, Minette, Greta sees how the craft enriches their lives--and eventually her own. BONUS CONTENT: Included in this gorgeous, oversized hardcover is "Extracts from the Tea Dragons Handbook," explaining more about the creatures with illustrations of all the dragon breeds not seen in the graphic novel. And don't miss Aquicorn Cove, Katie O'Neill's adorable follow-up to The Tea Dragon Society.