Monsterology (Ology Series)

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Monsterology (Ology Series)

Monsterology (Ology Series)

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You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. He had absolutely no doubt that dragons exist, and his notes suggest that he had no little experience of them. Whereas Pirateology looks wonderfully piratey whatever page you open it at, and Egyptology looks all things Egyptian and archaeological, Monsterology is neither one thing nor the other; and certainly not Edwardian.

An interactive encyclopedia of monsters divided into sections and complete with "specimens", samples, sketches, and illustrations on every page. Witty drawings inserted into the text reinforce the sense, however, that this is a book that aims to amuse rather than frighten. It’s like a field guide to select creatures with notes, diagrams, illustrations and even “skin samples”. The more beady-eyed readers among you will have noticed that there are a couple of more conventional ologies in the mix: Egyptology and Mythology, and herein lies the rub. Overall, Monsterology is fantastic and a must have for someone fascinated by mythology, monsters, and fantasy.Ernest Drake set forth on his yacht, The Hydra for a year-long voyage around the world to start a new science, he deemed it "Monsterology". Dugald has now given up his editorial job to concentrate on writing full-time, especially more books with "ology" in the title.

Wayne Andersen has been illustrating in his colour pencil style for over 40 years and is renowned for his playful imagination and fantastic imagery. It even included mythological creatures I hadn't heard of before, like the Nue, Japan's version of the chimera. The latest in a series which has seen Pirateology, with its built-in compass on the cover, Dragonology, Egyptology, Wizardology and Mythology (each embedded with its own variety of plastic gems) is Monsterology.By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. The conceit of the book is that it's a facsimile of one published in 1904 but - to my untrained eye at least - the illustrations of the fantastical beasts themselves do nothing to evoke the period. Leonard's Forest, Sussex, England, in the late nineteenth century and to have issued a very limited run - some 100 copies - of DRAGONOLOGY in 1895. Monsterology The Complete Book of Monstrous Beasts" by Ernest Drake is, a fictional children's book about about fictional monsters including unicorns, griffins, the kraken, etc. You have to touch them and play with them even if you can't read the text the book seems appealing to kids of all ages.

You'll find all your favourite creatures here, from the mermaid and the griffin to the yeti, Big Foot and, of course, Nessie. Several jobs later Dugald began working at Templar Publishing, where he worked his way up to Senior Editor, writing and editing many books in house.Each year they have a rack of books based on the summer reading lists from local schools along with a binder with info from each school.

For those of us over a certain age, the word "ology" will forever conjure up the image of Maureen Lipman, playing the character of Beattie in the telephone ad, saying: "You got an ology? The book is a faux textbook for budding monsterologists and explains how to seek monsters in the wild and care for orphaned baby monsters (i.For anyone who has ever wondered whether legendary beasts still wander among us, this lush look at an astounding array of creatures offers everything a true believer would want to know. Monsterology caters cheerfully to its readers’ fascination with smelly feet, bad breath, and other problematic aspects of the human body that can make us seem, or feel, monstrous. I will (most likely) not be rating all of the "ology" books I will be reading, because that would end up being a lot of ratings lol (especially since I also checked some out from the library). Monsters from folklore and literature are given star treatment by Governor General’s Award winner Arthur Slade.



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