Dragon on a Pedestal - Xanth 7 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Princess Ivy is lost due to certain circumstances during her parents' meeting at the zombie castle. She and her 2 friends search for their way home, encountering many friends along the way, as her parents search for her.
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The introduction of the new Princess Ivy is the basis of this novel. The 3-year-old daughter of Dor and Irene has wandered off and forgotten how to get home. The book changes between the adventures of the budding Sorceress and those of her worried mother trying to find her. Along the way, Ivy befriends Hugo, the Good Magician's and the Gorgon's son, and Stanley Steamer, the youthened Gap Dragon. Irene's adventures include the discovery of Mt. Parnassus, and the Muses, among others.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 40%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   a powerful magician Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena    -   preventing/surviving an ecological disaster Romance    -   Yes Parody    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King    -   mage/magician Age:    -   a kid If magical mental powers:    -   can cast many different spells


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   20th century A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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