Creature Files (Hardcover)

Dragons: Encounter 20 Mythical Monsters

By L.J. Tracosas

becker&mayer! kids, 9780760355299, 48pp.

Publication Date: October 3, 2017

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

Whether they were real or myth, Creature Files: Dragons shows you the folklore of twenty dragons from around the world and what the people believed about them.

Do you believe dragons are nothing more than the scaly stuff of myths? Or do you think they really existed? Whatever side you're on, this collection of twenty fascinating creatures is sure to spark your imagination.

In Creature Files: Dragons, you’ll take a tour through the world of fire-breathing, gold-hoarding, three-headed monsters and discover where and how these magical creatures came to be. Learn the unique folklore of cultures around the globe, from China to Russia to Eastern Africa, and see how people envisioned these otherworldly beasts through lush and evocative illustrations.

Included are many meaty facts to gnaw on—like which dragon had too many teeth to count, and which dragon had teeth as big as an adult’s arm—along with a realistic dragon-tooth necklace! And science lovers will also find something to sink their teeth into: facts about real-life dragons that exist today. These dragons may not breathe fire, but they share some of the same traits as their mythical brethren. 


About the Author

L. J. Tracosas writes books for curious kids and edits anything she can get her hands on. She’s published 10 books for young readers, including the best-selling Creature Files series, as well as licensed titles with Mattel, WWE, and others. L.J. lives in Atlanta, Georgia.