The best books with dragons with a Christian message

Who am I?

My faith is a driving force in my life. Writing and dragons are my passions after my family. When not writing I mentor young people in their own writing. I’ve taken several writing courses and continue to study and work on honing my craft. Dragons serve as messengers of God in my books. I studied dragon lore and found the dragons an excellent vehicle for sharing God’s message. The dragons play a sentient, teaching, guiding role in the books they are featured in. That doesn’t mean there aren’t bad dragons to challenge the characters and the good dragons. 

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Palace of the Twelve Pillars

By Christina Weigand,

Book cover of Palace of the Twelve Pillars

What is my book about?

The Peace Summit in shambles, the prince kidnapped. A rival king realizes he kidnapped the wrong prince. Hostilities escalate. Loyalties are tested for the twin princes of Crato. Prince Joachim, captive of King Waldrom, faces deception and betrayal as he struggles to find his way home. Prince Brandan, with a father focused on rescuing Joachim, wrestles demons as he searches for his place in the world and the favor of his father. Torn from the safety and peace of their childhood, they are thrust into a world where bonds of family, brotherhood, and roles as heirs to Crato are tested.

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The books I picked & why

Book cover of The Hobbit

Christina Weigand Why did I love this book?

The things that first drew me to this book were a hobbit and a dragon.

I loved this book because of Bilbo’s journey and the challenges he faced, including a dragon.

The first lesson garnered from this is even the smallest creature can make a difference. Along those same lines throughout the novel we watch as Bilbo learns and grows. He goes from a hobbit who is afraid to move outside his little hobbit house and seek adventure to a hobbit who not actively seeking adventure would be willing to go on another one should the opportunity arise. He learns to see beyond himself, to move outside his protected little bubble, and experience the world around him.

By J.R.R. Tolkien,

Why should I read it?

40 authors picked The Hobbit as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

Special collector's film tie-in hardback of the best-selling classic, featuring the complete story with a sumptuous cover design inspired by THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY and brand new reproductions of all the drawings and maps by J.R.R. Tolkien.

Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable, unambitious life, rarely travelling further than the pantry of his hobbit-hole in Bag End.

But his contentment is disturbed when the wizard, Gandalf, and a company of thirteen dwarves arrive on his doorstep one day to whisk him away on an unexpected journey 'there and back again'. They have a plot to raid…

Book cover of Raising Dragons

Christina Weigand Why did I love this book?

The first thing that drew me to Davis’s books was that teen/dragons were the main characters. Throughout the series these teenagers with dragon abilities face many crises in faith as they battle the forces of evil. Another interesting twist is Davis used the story and characters from the King Arthur story. These characters help and hinder the teen in their efforts to save their dragon world and fight evil. The reader watches with bated breath as Billy and Bonnie fight to preserve a secret legacy and discover their place in God’s world of dragons.

By Bryan Davis,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Raising Dragons as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it. This book is for kids age 11, 12, 13, and 14.

What is this book about?

“Bryan Davis writes with the scope of Tolkien, the focus of Lewis, the grandeur of Verne, and most of all the heart of Christ.” ―Jeremiah F., reader

A boy with fiery breath . . . a girl with dragon wings . . .

Outcasts Billy and Bonnie must come together to preserve a secret legacy more than a millennium in the making. They find their lives turned upside down when they are thrust into a war against evil, a war they didn’t even know was being waged. Their newly formed friendship is tested and shaped as they are forced to…

Book cover of DragonSpell

Christina Weigand Why did I love this book?

Kale, a slave girl finds a dragon egg and embarks on a journey to become a servant to Paladin. On her journey, she meets encounters danger and makes friends that help her.

She learns the value of friendship while she struggles to discover the eternal truth. The world and the creatures that inhabit it make for an exciting backdrop to Kale’s journey. She finds her strength and builds on her faith as she travels to Paladin.

By Donita K. Paul,

Why should I read it?

3 authors picked DragonSpell as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

One Dragon Egg Holds the Key to the Future.

When Kale, a slave girl, finds a dragon egg, she is given the unexpected opportunity to become a servant to Paladin. But on her way to The Hall, where she was to be trained, Kale runs into danger. Rescued by a small band of Paladin’s servants, Kale is turned from her destination.

Feeling afraid and unprepared, Kale embarks on a perilous quest to find the meech dragon egg stolen by the foul Wizard Risto. But their journey is threatened when a key member of the party is captured, leaving the remaining…

Book cover of Magic, Mensa & Mayhem

Christina Weigand Why did I love this book?

Fabian’s dragon Vern and magic Sister Grace, detectives for the human and Faerie world, take the reader on a fun-filled mission to chaperone a group of Magicals. While there they encounter all types of fantasy creatures that make their job that much more difficult. This story is an action-packed nonviolent mystery that leaves the reader laughing at the light jabs at contemporary organizations such as environmentalists and a few Catholic jokes sprinkled in. It gives the reader a respite from the darkness of today’s world events. And Vern is a great treat with his surly but comical attitude toward the world and his job as a babysitter.

By Karina Fabian,

Why should I read it?

1 author picked Magic, Mensa & Mayhem as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.

What is this book about?

2010 INDIE Award winner for best fantasy It should have been a cushy job: Vern, the dragon detective, and his partner, the mage Sister Grace, are given an all-expense paid trip to Florida to chaperone a group of Magicals at a Mensa convention. Then the pixies start pranking, the Valkyrie starts vamping and a dwarf goes to Billy Beaver's Fantasyland hoping to be "discovered." Environmentalists protest Vern's "disrupting the ecosystem," while clueless tourists think he's animatronic. When the elves get high on artificial flavorings and declare war on Florida, it turns into the toughest case they aren't getting paid for.…

Book cover of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Christina Weigand Why did I love this book?

In Lewis’s The Voyage of the Dawn Treader we see the return of Edward and Lucy to Narnia. They along with their entitled, grumpy cousin Eustace land on Prince Caspian’s ship as it explores the Eastern Seas. They encounter adventures that challenge the young people and teach them valuable lessons about life and growing up.

Eustace learns important lessons when he’s turned into a dragon and sees himself in a different light. His time as a dragon teaches him humility and to care for other people.

Lucy's lessons are a more subtle as she faces growing up, the futility of jealousy, and finding out who you are.

This book uses fantastical elements to share God’s message in a way that people of all ages can understand and embrace.

By C. S. Lewis, Pauline Baynes (illustrator),

Why should I read it?

5 authors picked The Voyage of the Dawn Treader as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it. This book is for kids age 8, 9, 10, and 11.

What is this book about?

A beautiful paperback edition of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, book five in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia. This edition is complete with cover and interior art by the original illustrator of Narnia, Pauline Baynes.

A king and some unexpected companions embark on a voyage that will take them beyond all known lands. As they sail farther and farther from charted waters, they discover that their quest is more than they imagined and that the world's end is only the beginning.

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader is the fifth book in C. S. Lewis's classic…

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