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Dragons & Mythical Creatures (Hardback)

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How do you slay a dragon? What the origins are in the Loch Ness Monster story? How many heads did Cerberus have?

From ancient mythology to creatures from popular films, Dragons & Mythical Creatures features 85 beasties from mythology, folklore and fiction. With 45 dragons from Chinese, Japanese, Babylonian, Mediterranean and Nordic mythology, as well as examples from more recent fantasy literature, such as J.R.R. Tolkien's dragon Smaug in The Hobbit, the book also includes 40 mythical beasts, ranging from European werewolves to Chinese giants, from Scandinavian serpents to Aztec bats to Inuit wolves.

Illustrated throughout with outstanding, full-colour artworks for every featured entry, each spread includes easy-to-follow text telling the story of each creature, locator maps and information boxes giving further revealing details about each myth or literary creation.

Including 85 entries, Dragons & Mythical Creatures is a lively exploration of some of the most fascinating creations from the world's folklore and fiction.

Children'sGeneral non-fictionMysteries & the supernaturalPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPopular beliefs & controversial knowledgeFolklore, myths & legends Publisher: Amber Books Ltd Publication Date: 14/07/2020 ISBN-13: 9781838860127  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Gerrie McCall is a graduate from the University of Houston and now works as a freelance writer living in Austin, Texas. Her books include Monsters & Villains of the Movies & Literature. Chris McNab is the author of Mythical Monsters, Native American Myths & Legends, Mammals and many other titles. He holds a PhD from the University of Wales and lives in south Wales, UK

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