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Fabulous and monstrous beasts

Belinda Weber

Fabulous and monstrous beasts

by Belinda Weber

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Kingfisher in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals, Mythical -- Juvenile literature,
  • Monsters -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementBelinda Weber.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR825 .W38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23675119M
    ISBN 109780753462478
    LC Control Number2007047765
    OCLC/WorldCa183608138

    Book looked cool, lots of illustrations and the envelopes of the journey my daughter will get a kick out of. I just wish there was a little about monsters in the United States but the book pretty much covered the basics. I almost forgot, the book cover is very eye popping with the green hologram on the front cover/5().   "Here there be dragons"--this notation was often made on ancient maps to indicate the edges of the known world and what lay beyond. Heroes who ventured there were only as great as the beasts they encountered. This encyclopedia contains more than 2, monsters of myth and folklore, who both made life difficult for humans and fought by their side.5/5(1).

      Dryly humorous fake nonfiction about monsters. Read Common Sense Media's Dr. Ernest Drake's Monsterology: The Complete Book of Monstrous Beasts review, age 3/5. We have always conjured up creatures never seen in nature, from flying horses and two-headed birds to fire-breathing dragons and enormous killer skunks, as well as fantastic distortions of our own image, from giants to nubile maidens. In these pages you will meet extraordinary beings from Hindu and Navajo religions, Scandinavian tales, Russian folklore, Lithuanian stories, Irish oral history 5/5(4).

    White’s The Bestiary: A Book of Beasts was the first and, for a time, the only English translation of a medieval bestiary. Bestiaries were second only to the Bible in their popularity and wide distribution during the Middle Ages. They were catalogs of animal stories, . Variations: Anaconda, Boi-úna, Cobra Grande, Cobra-grande, Eunectes murinus, Mae-d’agua, Mae-do-rio, Mboia-açu (“Large Snake”), Mboiúna; Mru-kra-o (Kayapo); Vai-bogo (Desana) Boiúna or Cobra Grande is one of the most widespread and polymorphic myths of the Amazon basin. The name is applied to concepts and creatures ranging from a goddess of the water to a synonym of the green.


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From fairies and hobgoblins to mermaids, vampires, sea serpents, yetis, and so much more, this book also includes information on the real-life “mon Throughout time, myths and stories have been full of fantastical beasts, monsters, and legends, some wondrous and some downright scary/5.

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