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2 edition of first book of mythical beasts found in the catalog.

first book of mythical beasts

Helen Jacobson

first book of mythical beasts

by Helen Jacobson

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Mayflower in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

For children. Previous ed. Franklin Watts, 1959.

Statementpictures by Lewis Zacks.
The Physical Object
Pagination70p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17373655M

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Mythical Beasts is a new title in the exciting and engaging four-level DK Readers series. Developing a lifelong love of reading, DK Readers cover a vast range of fascinating subjects featuring DK's stunning photography, to support children as they learn to read. A Book of Creatures Our imagination has always been our greatest ally, and our worst enemy. In the face of the unknown, we populated it with creatures of all shapes and sizes, from minuscule spirits to gigantic cosmic monsters.

  Some readers grow up relishing stories about fantastical creatures, and then set such books aside for more realistic reads when they’re adults. But we all could use a unicorn or two in our lives, which is why it’s so delightful when a writer known for realism sneaks a mythical creature into literary fiction—or builds a whole book around one. This book is the first in a series of action-packed books. It's a book that is mostly about lycans but as the series goes on I will be including more creatures such as demons and werewolves. The themes include romance, action and a little bit of comedy (don't come at .


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