The Dragonkeeper series has been extraordinarily successful both in Australia and internationally.

Ancient China. Han Dynasty. Ping and Kai have travelled far, but their journey is not yet over. Danger stalks them. Ping must find Kai a safe place. But how? When a hidden message from Danzi makes the way clear, Ping knows that once again the journey of a thousand li begins with a single step.


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.


An enchanting conclusion to the Dragonkeeper series… ageless appeal.

Judge's Report, Children's Book Council of Australia

Carole Wilkinson’s trilogy is elevated to the rank of epic with its conclusion Dragon Moon… The simplicity of Wilkinson’s prose veils sophisticated layers of meaning that linger long after the plot is worked through and the book is set (reluctantly) down… a mystical, action-packed, evocative and engaging story that transcends the narrow limits and readership of the fantasy genre leaving the reader enriched, elevated and enchanted


…witty dialogue, admirable heroine, and tense action, this is good, old-fashioned storytelling.



CBCA Book of the Year Awards, Younger Readers
Aurealis Awards, Best Children’s Long Fiction
NSW Premier’s Literary Awards, Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature
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