The Dragon Rider: Alaris Chronicles Series, Book 2 (Audio Download): Amazon.co.uk: Mike Shelton, Paul Boehmer, Tantor Audio: Books Griffins are dangerous and live far across the world and this is a dangerous mission for Ben and Firedrake. The foals are ill, and the pair volunteer to seek the only cure: a Griffin's feather. A third novel is in the works. But Griffins, with the heads of eagles and bodies of lions, are a dragon's … Children's series by German author Cornelia Funke Currently, it consists of two novels and an audio play. Three foals lie curled in their eggs in a sanctuary for threatened creatures, where a young dragon rider lives with his silver dragon. Currently (as at October 2019), the audio play, which is considered a canonical part of the series, is only available in German. This is the second book in the dragon rider series and I think this is even better than the first book. In this story Ben and Firedrake go on an adventure to try and get a griffin's sun feather in order to save the last Pegasus foals.