13 Books About Dragons (8-11) Fire-breathing friends and foes Emerging from ancient myths and legends, dragons are both protectors and enemies and can be friends or enemies. These dragons are some of our fire-breathing favourites in fiction. 1. How to Train Your Dragon Cressida Cowell 2. The Dragon Whisperer Lucinda Hare 3. Jack and the Dragon's Tooth Lily Hyde 4. The Flight of Dragons Vivian French 5. Dragon Rider Cornelia Funke 6. The Dragon in the Sock Drawer Kate Klimo 7. Kenny and the Dragon Tony DiTerlizzi 8. Dealing with Dragons Patricia C Wrede 9. No Such Thing As Dragons Philip Reeve 10. The Fire Within Chris d'Lacey 11. The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkein 12. Eragon Christopher Paolini 13. DarkIsle D A Nelson Tags: fantasy, 8-11 View the discussion thread.