Monsterology

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Monsterology

The Complete Book of Monstrous Beasts

By Ernest Drake; Dugald Steer (Editor); Wayne Anderson (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763639402, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2008

Description
A second major volume by the esteemed Dr. Drake a lavish exploration of fantastical beasts, from yetis to unicorns
Do krakens really lurk below the ocean waves? Do griffins command the air above? In a fascinating new discovery sure to rival the ground-breaking DRAGONOLOGY, the intrepid Dr. Ernest Drake turns his inquisitive gaze from dragons to other so-called mythical creatures. Included are:
* a removable letter from Dr. Drake
* multiple foldouts, flaps, and pull-outs
* textured "samples," including sea serpent skin and a feather from a winged horse
* sundry booklets including riddles to tell a sphinx
* a cabinet of curiosities containing yeti fur, a hippogriff feather, and more
For anyone who has ever wondered whether legendary beasts still wander among us, this lush look at an astounding array of creatures offers everything a true believer would want to know.