by James Harpur
Children love tales about dragons and monsters--and this large, richly illustrated book will enthrall them with its array of mythical creatures of all shapes and sizes. Here, for example, is a Cyclops, a hideous one-eyed giant from Homer’s epic poem, The Odyssey. Young readers can pull a tab on that picture and expose the contents of the Cyclops’s belly: He has eaten Odyss...more
(first published January 1st 2009)
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Mythical Creatures by James Harpur was a fascinating book about fictional monsters. It includes over 25 biographies of monsters including: Cyclops, Bigfoot, Reptoid alien, and much more! The book talks about the parts of the monster's bodies and the stories about them.
James Harpur has had four poetry collections published by Anvil Press: A Vision of Comets (1993), The Monk’s Dream (1996), Oracle Bones (2001) and The Dark Age (2007). Anvil have also published his Fortune’s Prisoner, a translation of the poems of Boethius. In addition, he has published a sequence of religious poems called The Gospel of Joseph of Arimathea (Wild Goose, 2008). His prose publication...moreMore about James Harpur...