Silver Batal (duology)

Middle-Grade Fantasy

SILVER BATAL (duology)
by K. D. Halbrook, illustrated by Ilse Gort

K. D. Halbrook combines the heart of How to Train Your Dragon with adventure of the Wings of Fire series for an unforgettable race through a new world filled with exciting water dragons.
A cinematic fantasy adventure series about a young desert-dweller whose dreams of becoming a water dragon racer comes true when she befriends a rare dragon that can swim and fly. Set in a lush, fascinating world filled with fearsome and beautiful water dragons, it blends classic themes with an irresistibly fresh premise and an unforgettable hero.
Desert-dweller Silver Batal is expected to follow in the footsteps of her jeweler father, but dreams of becoming a water dragon racer. But where do you find a water dragon in a desert? 

A friendship with a mysterious old woman leads Silver to Hiyyan, a rare Aquinder that can swim and fly. Together, they set off to join the legendary races, encountering fearsome cave beasts, clever desert foxes, and new friends—and enemies—along the way. 

K.D. Halbrook is the author of the middle-grade novel Smoke and Mirrors (August 2018), as well as several young adult titles under the name Kristin Halbrook. Halbrook is also a writing tutor with students from elementary to high school ages. She is a co-founder of the teen reading and writing website YA She currently resides in Seattle with her family.