Forward/Clarion gives “Mindel and The Misfit Dragons” a four star review

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Mindel and The Misfit Dragons

A young girl joins forces with a group of misfit dragons to save her home in this exciting adventure told in beautiful verse. Mindel and the Misfit Dragons, a lushly illustrated rhyming fairy tale, assures tweens in those awkward middle years that it’s okay to be different because they will eventually find a place where […]

Kirkus Reviews calls “Mindel and The Misfit Dragons” “a captivating fairy tale”

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in Mindel and The Misfit Dragons

A rambunctious little girl recruits three misfit dragons to solve the problems a castle faces each Jewish Sabbath in this children’s fantasy in verse. An evil dragon once terrorized Castle Draconmere. The beast’s destruction was so unstoppable that the king asked Sir Benjamin to kill it, promising to give the castle to him in return. […]

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Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Policies

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Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Policies

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Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Policies

Returns Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your purchase, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange. To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging. To complete your […]

The Midwest Book Review – “Mindel and The Misfit Dragons”, an enduringly popular addition to your Fantasy/Fiction Collection

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Mindel and The Misfit Dragons

Mindel and The Misfit Dragons: A Magical Tale by An Ancient Hand is a magical, medieval verse fairy tale imaginatively told by Xianna Michaels. This is the story of a brave Jewish girl living in a castle where it is very hard to keep the Sabbath and where unknown villians are defacing sacred scrolls. In […] Rates “Mindel and The Misfit Dragons” – “Excellent!”

Posted by on Aug 17, 2014 in Mindel and The Misfit Dragons

“Mindel and The Misfit Dragons” by Xianna Michaels is a beautiful fairy tale told in verse about a little girl of eight who has a serious problem to deal with and manages to solve it beautifully with the aid of three rather unorthodox dragons. To begin with, the book is printed in black and white […]

Xianna Michaels

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in Meet our Authors  Xianna Michaels is a poet, novelist, artist, calligrapher, teacher and publisher. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Linguistics, was a high school teacher for many years and wrote a number of award-winning historical novels before focusing on her first love of poetry.An observant Jew with a Chasidic soul, she now creates and […]

Mindel and The Misfit Dragons – Teacher’s Guide

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in Guides, Teacher's Guides

Mindel and The Misfit Dragons – A Magical Tale by an Ancient Hand – is, above all, a story, an original, magical verse fairy tale, but it also can be a teaching tool for lower or middle school. As such, we offer the following Teachers’ Guide, a set of questions, discussion topics, activities and assignments […]