The Coming of the Dragon


Winner, Society of Midland Authors Award
Winner, Friends of American Writers Award

In this reimagining of the last section of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf, 16-year-old Rune must find the courage within himself and come to the aid of his king when a dragon attacks the kingdom.

Random House Children’s Books 2010
Listening Library unabridged audiobook 2010

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“an absorbing tale of a young man finding his courage”

“nail-biting suspense”
-School Library Journal

“Barnhouse does a delightful job bringing this last chapter of the saga of Beowulf to life.”
-Charlotte’s Library (Click here to read full review )

“a beautifully written, thrilling adventure”
-The Buffalo News