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Wonder beasts : tales and lore of the phoenix, the griffin, the unicorn, and the dragon

Author: Joe Nigg
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1995.
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A collection of stories about mythical animals including the phoenix, griffin, unicorn and dragon.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nigg, Joe.
Wonder beasts.
Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1995
(DLC) 94046797
(OCoLC)31738940
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Nigg
ISBN: 0585080437 9780585080437
OCLC Number: 44960642
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 160 p.) : ill., map.
Contents: The phoenix. The phoenix from the past --
The sacred phoenix of Egypt (Herodotus) --
The phoenix (Ovid) --
The phoenix of Arabia (Pliny the Elder) --
The phoenix appears in Egypt (Tacitus) --
The Old English phoenix (Old English poem) --
The phoenix around the world --
The phoenixes are flying (Chinese ode) --
Saijosen and the phoenixes (Japanese fairy tale) --
The phoenix and the falcon (Russian fairy tale) --
The phoenix today --
The phoenix and the carpet (E. Nesbit) --
David and the phoenix (Edward Ormondroyd) --
The griffin. The griffin from the past --
The gold-guarding griffins (Herodotus) --
The griffins and the one-eyed Arimaspi (Pliny the Elder) --
The gryphons of India (Aelian) --
Griffins of the China seas (Benjamin of Tudela) --
The griffons of Bacria (Sir John Mandeville) --
The griffin around the world --
The old griffin (German folktale) --
The griffon (Italian fairy tale) --
The griffin today --
Alice, the gryphon, and the mock turtle (Lewis Carroll) --
The unicorn. The unicorn from the past --
The wild unicorns of India (Ctesias) --
The unicorns of Basma (Marco Polo) --
Unicorns in Mecca and Zeila (Lewis Vartoman) --
The unicorn (Edward Topsell) --
The unicorn around the world --
Gift of the unicorn (Chinese folktale) --
The fair maid and the snow-white unicorn (Scottish folktale) --
The unicorn today --
The African unicorn (W. Winwood Reade) --
The last unicorns (Edward D. Hoch) --
The dragon. The dragon from the past --
Perseus and Andromeda (Ovid) --
A dragon hunt (Philostratus) --
Beowulf's dragon fight (Old English epic) --
The dragon (Bartholomew Anglicus) --
The winged dragon (Edward Topsell) --
The dragon around the world --
The student and the dragon king (Chinese fairy tale) --
The Lambton worm (English folktale) --
Why the moon and the stars receive their light from the sun (Ashanti folktale) --
The dragon today --
Tale of the computer that fought a dragon (Slanislaw Lem) --
More wonder beasts. Wonder beasts of Ethiopia (Pliny the Elder) --
The griffin's song (Barbara Wersba).
Responsibility: Joe Nigg.

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