The Ice Dragon is an enchanting tale of courage and sacrifice for listeners of all ages by the wildly popular author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Song of Ice and Fire series, George R.R. Martin.
In the world of A Song of Ice and Fire, the ice dragon was a creature of legend and fear, for no man had ever tamed one. When it flew overhead, it left in its wake desolate cold and frozen land. But Adara was not afraid. For Adara was a winter child, born during the worst freeze that anyone, even the Old Ones, could remember.
Adara could not remember the first time she had seen the ice dragon. It seemed that it had always been in her life, glimpsed from afar as she played in the frigid snow long after the other children had fled the cold. In her fourth year she touched it, and in her fifth year she rode upon its broad, chilled back for the first time. Then, in her seventh year, on a calm summer day, fiery dragons from the North swooped down upon the peaceful farm that was Adara’s home. And only a winter child—and the ice dragon who loved her—could save her world from utter destruction.
George R.R. Martin, author of the acclaimed, internationally bestselling fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, has been a full-time writer for over 25 years. He has won multiple science fiction awards, including 4 Hugos, 2 Nebulas, the Bram Stoker, the Locus Award, the World Fantasy Award, the Daedelus, the Balrog, and the Daikon (Japanese Hugo).
Maggi-Meg Reed is the narrator of numerous popular audiobooks including Alex Kava’s One False Move, Sebastien Japrisot’s A Very Long Engagement, and Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife. Reed is a multiple Audie nominee, Earphones winner, and AudioFile Featured Narrator. In 2008, she was named the Best Voice in Fiction & Classics by AudioFile magazine. Her voice can also be heard on television and radio commercials across the country, and AudioFile Magazine has called her narration”fresh, intelligent, and attentive”. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
“Magic . . . George R.R. Martin’s first fantasy epic [is set] well above the norms of the genre.” —January Magazine on George R.R. Martin
“Martin makes a triumphant return to high fantasy…[his] trophy case is already stuffed with major prizes [but] he’s probably going to have to add another shelf, at least.” —SFRevu on George R.R. Martin
The Ice Dragon was published on October 3, 2006.The intended audience for this book is 12 to 18 years old. The The Ice Dragon Audiobook is 80 hours. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.
Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.
The Ice Dragon includes the following subjects: Fantasy / Epic. The BISAC Subject Code is .
The author of The Ice Dragon is George R. R. Martin.
The narrator for the The Ice Dragon Audiobook is Maggi-Meg Reed.