This series of novels by T. A. Barron follows Merlin, a wise and powerful wizard, and his journey across Avalon. It was published in twelve volumes in the years 1996-2011.
This series contains examples of:
- Shoulder-Sized Dragon — The main focus of The Dragon of Avalon and the following two books, Basil, is a small dragon.
- The Nose Knows — Inverted: Basil can make others smell things.
- Stronger with Age — Basil again. Although he is tiny for most of the first book he's in, he turns out to be of a species of dragons that take an especially long time to grow but once mature are much bigger and stronger than most other dragons.