Fantasy Encyclopedia

Fantasy Encyclopedia

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With a foreword by the award-winning fantasy author Jonathan Stroud, and illustration by some of the world's best illustrators including John Howe, the Fantasy Encyclopedia is a spectacular one-stop guide to the creatures and people of folklore and fantasy. From goblins and fairies to dragons and Dracula, this encyclopedia covers them all with sparkling, readable text and stunning illustrations. Discover how the magic of stories throughout the centuries has kept these creatures alive intraditions and cultures around the world. Using a highly visual approach, featuring more than 400 photographs and illustrations, this book will introduce readers to each fantasy character within its habitat and genre. Cross-reference boxes direct readers to popular books and movies starring these fantastical creatures. This is a must-have for any fantasy enthusiast!
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780753458471
Branch Call Number: J 398.4 A427f 2005
Characteristics: 144 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm


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Oct 26, 2017

Any book that list (and illustrates) the TRUE origins (and zany looks) of Gremlins can`t be all bad! And they really were blamed by both the Allies and the Axis for electrical malfunctions in airplanes (and other electronic equipment) in World War II (and may have been spotted in WWI!)


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