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The Dragon of Doom (Moongobble and Me, Bk 1)
The Dragon of Doom - Moongobble and Me, Bk 1 Author:Bruce Coville, Katherine Coville (Illustrator) Edward is bored with life in the little town of Pigbone. Then Moongobble the Magician and his faithful toad, Urk, move into the cottage on the hill. Soon Edward has a job helping Moongobble. And Moongobble needs a lot of help, because it turns out he is not a very good magician. (His spells keep turning things into cheese!) Edward has never been... more » so busy-or so happy. But then someone threatens to stop Moongobble from ever casting another spell. Edward can't let that happen. He'll do anything to save his friend's magic-even face the deadly, dreaded Dragon of Doom!« less
This book has several main character with some character development and simple plots. Perfect for the second grade reader. Chapters are 3-4 pages long with one page a full size illustration in each chapter. font is a larger size and less intimidating.
The chracaters are likeable and the unique combination of magic and mystery kept my picky almost 8 year old reading independently each day.