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By titleAncient Legends

Ancient Legends

Monsters and Myths is a ten-volume exploration of the many and varied creatures which occur in the world's folk tales, mysteries, myths and stories, passed down through the generations and, in recent times, also perpetuated by media and the Internet. Fun and informative, this series catalogues monsters from a wide range of different folk tales and stories, from the ancient Egyptian sphinx, through monsters from books and movies, to legendary figures such as vampires and orcs, to modern UFO sightings and the continuing search for the Loch Ness Monster.

Format: 254 x 197mm (10 x 73⁄4”)
Extent: 48pp
Illustrations: 40 colour artworks
Text: 10,000 words

Author details:

Dr Chris McNab is a writer and editor who has published more than 40 books on topics ranging from military history to crime and survival. His titles include Deadly Force – Firearms and American Law Enforcement (2009), Tools of Violence – Guns, Tanks and Dirty Bombs (2008), Gunfighters – The Outlaws and their Weapons (2005), The Personal Security Handbook (2003), How to Survive Anything, Anywhere (2004) and Native American Warrior (2010). Chris’ research has taken him into military and law enforcement units on both sides of the Atlantic, and he has contributed to newspapers and magazines on a wide range of current affairs and historical subjects. Gerrie McCall obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a minor in History from the University of Houston. She later worked as a lecturer at the University of Texas. Her books include Dragons and Monsters & Villains of Movies & Literature. She is now a freelance writer living in Austin, Texas.