The Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns (Hardcover)

By Sarah Laskow, Sam Beck (Illustrator)

Penguin Workshop, 9781524792732, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 13, 2019

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/3/2020)

List Price: 12.99*
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From cuddly pool floats to rainbow-colored toast toppings, unicorns--the darlings of Instagram--have never been more exciting or more popular.

Are unicorns real? Their popularity and enduring role in human culture certainly is. How can you win a fight against a unicorn? Why do some unicorns have wings? Why are unicorns often pictured with rainbows? Get answers to these questions and more in this fun look at unicorns throughout history. This four-color, fully illustrated book provides everything you always wanted to know about the myths, science, and history that surround the unicorn, a creature that has grown even more popular in the twenty-first century. With its stylish design and fresh, captivating illustrations, The Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns will appeal to readers--children and adults alike--who can't get enough of the world's most elusive animal.

About the Author

Sarah Laskow is a reporter, writer, and Online Senior Science Editor for The Atlantic based in New York City.

Sam Beck is an illustrator and cartoonist living in Toronto, Canada.