Synopses & Reviews
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.
Twelve intriguing mini models in the most deluxe field guide yet -- an irresistible hands-on resource for devoted dragonologists
Even skilled dragonologists need special preparation to study in the field. What if an unfamiliar species should approach? Now an impressive guide highlights nineteen different dragon species, many seen here for the first time. Focused on species from the obscure tree-climbing monkey dragon to the better-known wyvern and amphithere, each entry details size, shape, coloration, habitat, the appearance of eggs and young, and (most important) form of attack. To help readers recognize dragons in the wild, mini models of twelve of the species await assembly, each tucked in its own pocket and complete with its own stand.
An invaluable guide for new dragon owners, this resource includes tips on how to sing dragon lullabies, learn emergency calming techniques, survive housebreaking, and more. Includes a section where dragonologists can keep a record of their previous baby dragons firsts and favorites. Full color.
The esteemed Dr. Drake ("Dragonology") turns his inquisitive gaze to other mythical creatures, from krakens to griffins. This gorgeous volume includes fold-outs, flaps, and pullouts; textured samples of skin and feathers; and more. Full color. Consumable.