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Chanukah, Solstice, Christmas, Kwanzaa – the next few weeks are rife with reasons to celebrate and exchange gifts. When better to spread a little draconic cheer – and wisdom. But what to give the dracophile who has most everything?

For the Dragon lover on your holiday list – modesty be damned – I recommend:

The Dragon Keeper’s Handbook

Including the Myth & Mystery, Care & Feeding, Life & Lore of These Fiercely Splendid Creatures.

Llewellyn Worldwide
Available from
Llewellyn, Amazon,
and Local Bookstores Everywhere


Here be Dragons.

…Not the slavering, whimsical monsters from childhood fancies, but real Dragons – fierce, complex, wondrous, and wild. They do not require our belief; they never have.

With hard science and myth, empirical wisdom and original line drawings, The Dragon Keeper’s Handbook is the draconic enchiridion for the modern world, providing everything you need to know about these extraordinary beings. From disparate theories of Dragon evolution and the golden geometry of their form to modern conservation efforts and how to release a well-weaned orphan back into the wild, this book answers all your questions, even those you didn’t know to ask. From awe-inspiring Cosmic Creators to wee pisuhänds guarding hearth and home, discover the habits and habitats of Dragons and pseudo-dragons both familiar and rare.

The Dragon Keeper’s Handbook shows us how human and Dragon lives are bound together and why Dragons are now – and ever will be – relevant: In their wildness lie lessons for us all.

Dragons for Beginners 

Ancient Creatures in a Modern World

Llewellyn Worldwide
Available from Llewellyn, Amazon,
and Local Bookstores Everywhere.

DfBcoverWelcome to Dragon Country!

Here Dragonfire sears the grass and the wind dances with Dragon-song. Here you’ll find true Dragons, real flesh-and-blood creatures that are as fiercely alive and majestic as they were thousands of years ago.

  • Learn about the three true species: Eastern, Western, and Feathered
  • Explore how Dragons evolved and the various types of pseudo-dragons
  • Study the science of Dragons: size, diet, temperament, habitat, and more
  • Discover how Dragons impact religion, art, literature, and occult studies
  • Find out how to safely interact with Dragons


This essential, comprehensive introduction to Dragons is filled with what everyone must know about these extraordinary creatures. Whether a casual dracophile or a dedicated Dragon keeper, come explore what Dragons have to teach us about the world and ourselves. Discover how, with care and devotion, you can help save them from extinction.