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Dr. Ernest Drake's monsterology : the complete book of monstrous beasts, illustrated

Author: Ernest Drake; Dugald Steer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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The esteemed Dr. Drake ("Dragonology") turns his inquisitive gaze to other mythical creatures, from krakens to griffins. Includes fold-outs, flaps, and pullouts; textured samples of skin and feathers; and more.
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Genre/Form: Toy and movable books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Drake; Dugald Steer
ISBN: 9780763639402 0763639400
OCLC Number: 166872762
Target Audience: Age 6 and up.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.), maps ; 31 cm.
Contents: The search for fabulous beasts --
Fabulous beasts of the world --
Beasts of the Earth --
Beasts of the water --
Beasts of the air --
Semi-human beasts --
Appendix 1 : Finding fabulous beasts --
Appendix 2 : Useful spells and charms --
Appendix 3 : Historic monsterologists --
Afterward : the work of a monsterologist.
Other Titles: Monsterology
Monsterology :
Responsibility: edited by Dugald A. Steer.
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The esteemed Dr. Drake ("Dragonology") turns his inquisitive gaze to other mythical creatures, from krakens to griffins. Includes fold-outs, flaps, and pullouts; textured samples of skin and feathers; and more.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-01) Good Permalink

     "Ology" books are extremely popular and this I'm sure will not be any different.  Children are fascinated with monsters and fantasy creatures.  A lot of these monsters are not terrible but quite fascinating.  The illustrations are good, the layout of the pages...
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