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Drake's comprehensive compendium of dragonology

Author: Ernest Drake; Dugald Steer; A J Wood; Douglas Carrel; et al
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Dragonologists, look no further! Here, in a single handsome, indispensable volume, is gathered a lifetime's worth of knowledge about these magnificent creatures.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Drake; Dugald Steer; A J Wood; Douglas Carrel; et al
ISBN: 9780763646233 0763646237
OCLC Number: 303039560
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 182 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Guide to species : Linnaean table --
World map --
Known dragons --
European dragon --
Knucker --
Gargouille --
Frost dragon --
Basilisk --
Dwarf dragon --
Wyvern --
Chinese lung --
Korean yong --
Japanese rye --
Indonesian dragon --
Tibetan dragon --
Lindworm --
Hydra --
Mexican amphithere --
North American amphithere (moth dragon) --
Marsupial dragon --
Tasmanian dragon --
Incognito --
Pseudo-dragons --
Cockatrice --
Phoenix --
Komodo dragon --
Sea serpent --
Prehistoric & extinct dragons --
Known prehistoric dragons --
Recently extinct dragons --
Dragon biology : Skeletal structure --
Wings & feathers --
Sight, hearing & smell --
Scales & shedding --
Hunting & defence [sic] --
Flight & aerodynamics --
Reproduction --
Male & female variations --
Egg identification --
Chick identification --
Nests & lairs --
Growth & ageing [sic] --
Dragon habits & habitats : Habitats --
Feeding --
Word on camouflage --
Food & diet ---
Migration --
Communication --
Mating --
Fighting --
Hoarding --
Dragon's passing --
Dragons & humans : Secret & ancient society of dragonologists --
Famous dragonologists --
Society of dragons --
Treasures of the S.A.S.D. --
Communicating with dragons --
Dragon script --
Tracks & signs --
Tracks --
Dung & scat --
Signs to look for --
Essential items for tracking dragons --
Getting alongside dragons --
Equipment for entertaining dragons --
Looking after dragons --
Flying dragons --
Taming tips --
Practical dragonology : Caring for a sick dragon --
First aid --
Treatment of common ailments --
Recipes for recuperating dragons --
Recording dragon footprints --
Keeping specimens --
Keeping a journal --
Drawing dragons --
Riddles --
Rhymes --
Elementary dragonish --
Dragon runes --
Species identification chart.
Other Titles: Comprehensive compendium of dragonology
Dragonology
Responsibility: edited by Dugald A. Steer ; with assistance in the field from A.J. Wood ; illustrated by D. Carrel ... [et al.]
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Dragonologists, look no further! Here, in a single handsome, indispensable volume, is gathered a lifetime's worth of knowledge about these magnificent creatures.

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A delightful book for dragon lovers of all ages

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-27) Excellent Permalink

A delightful book for dragon lovers of all ages.  The Compendium offers a plethora of information on dragons including the various species of dragons, animals that are pseudo-dragons, and dragon habitats.  Dragon lovers will enjoy reading about dragon biology such as what scales are like,...
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