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Monsterology (Ology Series)

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The book is a faux textbook for budding monsterologists and explains how to seek monsters in the wild and care for orphaned baby monsters (i. Dugald Steer was born in 1965 and grew up in Surrey, where his love of books and reading led him to study English Literature and Philosophy at Bristol.

This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. You have to touch them and play with them even if you can't read the text the book seems appealing to kids of all ages. The creatures and the information are a bit scattered throughout the book due to its scrapbook design, but that helps to make the book seem more "real". Explora la mayor tienda de eBooks del mundo y empieza a leer hoy mismo en la Web, en tu tablet, en tu teléfono o en tu dispositivo electrónico de lectura. Whereas Pirateology looks wonderfully piratey whatever page you open it at, and Egyptology looks all things Egyptian and archaeological, Monsterology is neither one thing nor the other; and certainly not Edwardian.

In a case such as Mythology, the book is based around the published and private papers of a fictional lady traveller with notes from an equally fictitious man, but the book is a beautiful - one might even say visually stunning - introduction to the deities and myths of ancient Greece. Information aside, the real "treasures", however, lie inside a lattice-fronted, die-cut cabinet of curiosities set deep inside the back cover. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. Ernest Drake was determined to bring the subject of dragons under the burgeoning umbrella of the nineteenth-century natural sciences.

This book purports that they are real and presents evidence, habitat information, attack styles, etc. Wayne Andersen has been illustrating in his colour pencil style for over 40 years and is renowned for his playful imagination and fantastic imagery.The publisher informs us, via subtle hinting, who is or isn't real through publisher's notes - in various guises - at the beginning of each book. A companion to Dragonology, Monsterology is a study of the many supposedly mythical beasts that inhabit our world. In 1985, her final year at Brighton, Helen was awarded the first Walker Prize for Children's Illustration. Dugald has now given up his editorial job to concentrate on writing full-time, especially more books with "ology" in the title. His record includes beasts of the earth, water, air, and semi-human creatures found around the world, drawing from the mythology of myriad cultures and presenting his findings as fact.

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