Dragons: Encounter 20 Mythical Monsters (Creature Files)
|Author:||L. J. Tracosas|
Do you believe dragons are simply the scaly stuff of myths? Or do you think they really existed? Whatever side you're on, this collection of twenty fascinating creatures is sure to spark your imagination. In Creature Files: Dragons, you'll take a tour through the world of fire-breathing, gold-hoarding, three-headed monsters and discover where and how these magical creatures came to be. Learn the unique folklore of cultures around the globe, from China to Russia to Eastern Africa, and see how people envisioned these otherworldly beasts through lush and evocative illustrations. Included are many meaty facts to gnaw on-like which dragon had too many teeth to count, and which dragon had teeth as big as a man's arm-along with a realistic dragon-tooth necklace! And science lovers will also find something to sink their teeth into: facts about real-life dragons that exist today. These dragons may not breathe fire, but they share some of the same traits as their mythical brethren.
L. J. Tracosas writes books for curious kids and edits anything she can get her hands on. She's published ten books for young readers, including the bestselling Creature Files series, as well as licensed titles with Mattel, WWE, and others. L.J. lives in Atlanta with her husband, son, and two cats.