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Dragons & Mythical Monsters

Chris McNab

Gerrie McCall

How do you slay a dragon? What the origins are in the Loch Ness Monster story? How many heads did Cerberus have? From ancient mythology to creatures from Harry Potter, Dragons & Mythical Monsters features 85 beasties from mythology, folklore... Read moreRead less

How do you slay a dragon? What the origins are in the Loch Ness Monster story? How many heads did Cerberus have?

From ancient mythology to creatures from Harry Potter, Dragons & Mythical Monsters features 85 beasties from mythology, folklore and fiction. With 45 dragons from Chinese, Japanese, Babylonian, Mediterranean and Nordic mythology, as well as examples from more recent fantasy literature, such as J.R.R. Tolkien’s dragon Smaug in The Hobbit and Harry Potter’s Norwegian Ridgeback, the book also includes 40 mythical beasts, ranging from European werewolves to Chinese giants, from Scandinavian serpents to Aztec bats to Inuit wolves.

Illustrated throughout with outstanding, full-colour artworks for every featured entry, each spread includes easy-to-follow text telling the story of each creature, locator maps and information boxes giving further revealing details about each myth or literary creation.

Including 85 entries, Dragons & Mythical Monsters is a lively exploration of some of the most fascinating creations from the world’s folklore and fiction.

Format: 213 x 290mm
Extent: 192pp
Word count: 30,000
Illustrations: 200 col artworks

Chris McNab

Chris McNab is a wilderness expert, military specialist and author of over 20 survival publications, including How to Survive Anything, Anywhere, Living off the Land, and SAS Training Manual: Endurance Techniques. He holds a PhD from the University of Wales and lives in south Wales, UK.

Gerrie McCall

Gerrie McCall is a graduate from the University of Houston and now works as a freelance writer... Read moreRead less

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