Princess Cimorene vows that she would rather be eaten by a dragon than act like a "proper" princess and marry a dull prince, so she volunteers to be captured by the powerful dragon Kazul. In Searching for Dragons (1991), Cimorene and young King Morwen set off on a flying carpet in search of Kazul, who has disappeared. In Calling on Dragons (1993), Queen Cimorene sets out to retrieve King Mendanbar's stolen magic sword, accompanied by a witch, a magician, and the dragon king, Kazul. In the concluding volume, Talking to Dragons (1985; rev. ed., 1993), set sixteen years later, Cimorene's son, Daystar, faces wizards and monsters when he tries to rescue his father, King Mendanbar. Recommended.Wrede, Patricia C. is the author of 'Dealing With Dragons' with ISBN 9780590457224 and ISBN 0590457225.