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Mythical Creatures

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"Mythical Creatures" sets out some of the most fantastical beings to haunt the dreams and imaginations of mankind. Each spread features a different category of beasts, such as sea monsters, giants, dragons and magical horses. Illustrated with magnificent commissioned artworks, the book will include the majestic unicorn, the bull-man Minotaur, the snake-headed gorgons, the ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 5th 2008 by Carlton Books Ltd
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Aug 06, 2014 Daniel rated it liked it
'Spellbinding tales of fearsome beasts, terrifying creatures and magical monsters' My son's of an age where he laps this stuff at the moment; the stories are short and not difficult to read, the books is full of bright colorful pictures with the added bonus of pop out's on some pages and there's even a game when you get to the end! Perfect for a bedtime read or just leave them with it for guaranteed peace and quiet, though you might just be missing out if you do that.
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Nov 26, 2012 Daniel Bergman rated it really liked it
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.
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My 9 year son was fascinated with this book, hes read it twice now, and pretends to fight dragons and trolls while hes playing.
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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 ...more
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