Dragons & Mythical Creatures

September 1, 2020|
Dragons & Mythical Creatures by Gerrie Mccall
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From Tiamat, a sea dragon from ancient Mesopotamian myths, to the Jabberwock of Lewis Carroll’s nonsense poem, here are 85 beasties—shown in stunning illustrations—of folklore and fiction.
How do you slay a dragon? What are the origins of the Loch Ness Monster story? How many heads did Cerberus have? In addition to 45 dragons from Asian, Babylonian, Mediterranean, and Nordic mythology, as well as examples from more recent fantasy literature, like Smaug in Tolkien’s The Hobbit, this collection looks at 40 legendary beasts: European werewolves, Chinese giants, Scandinavian serpents, Aztec bats, Inuit wolves, and more. Illustrated with outstanding, full-color art, each spread explores a creature’s background, complete with locator maps and information boxes.
Gerrie McCall is a graduate of the University of Houston and now works as a freelance writer living in Austin, TX. Her books include Dinosaurs and Monsters & Villains of the Movies & Literature. Chris McNab is a wilderness expert, military specialist, and author of over 20 survival publications, including How to Survive Anythin...
Title:Dragons & Mythical Creatures
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8.38 X 11.44 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8.38 X 11.44 X 0.98 in
Published:September 1, 2020
Publisher:Amber Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781838860127

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