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The truth about unicorns

Author: James Cross Giblin; Michael McDermott
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HarperCollinsPublishers, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the origins of the unicorn, including the real-life animals that inspired it, and the various myths told about unicorns throughout the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Young adult nonfiction
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Giblin, James.
Truth about unicorns.
New York, N.Y. : HarperCollinsPublishers, ©1991
(OCoLC)551677853
Online version:
Giblin, James.
Truth about unicorns.
New York, N.Y. : HarperCollinsPublishers, ©1991
(OCoLC)607768677
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Cross Giblin; Michael McDermott
ISBN: 0060224789 9780060224783 0060224797 9780060224790 9780064461474 0064461475
OCLC Number: 22420172
Description: 113 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A world of unicorns --
The beast with a three-colored horn --
A horse's body, a stag's head, and an elephant's feet --
The Ki-lin of China --
The unicorn man of India --
A maiden tames the unicorn --
The unicorn in the tapestries --
The unicorn of the sea --
Doubters and believers --
Horn or tusk? --
The "living unicorn" --
The rhino, the Narwhal, and the unicorn.
Responsibility: James Cross Giblin ; illustrated with drawings by Michael McDermott.

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Describes the origins of the unicorn, including the real-life animals that inspired it, and the various myths told about unicorns throughout the world.

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