The fierce fiery flame, the sharp eyes, the slimy scales, and the ominous shadow of a lurking creatureweve long loved conjuring up images of dragons and slithering beasts. Readers take a world tour, through past and present of our minds endless fascination with dragons and serpents. Maps, fact boxes, and a character summary support the gorgeous images and scintillating text. Popular dragons from contemporary stories, such as the Harry Potter book series, are also feintillating text. Popular dragons from contemporary stories, such as the Harry Potter book series, are also featured.… read more
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Library Binding, Rosen Classroom, 2014, ISBN13 9781477776971, ISBN10 1477776974
Examines mythical creatures from around the world, explaining the story behind each myth, how each creature came into existence, a...nd where in the world each myth originated. read more
Paperback, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016, ISBN13 9781522718437, ISBN10 1522718435
What do werewolves, scorpion men, and Mothman all have in common? Theyre all half man, half monster, and theyre all in this exciti...ng book. Readers discover the legends of creatures that have frightened people from ancient Greece to present times. The thrilling narrative is supported by bold, colorful images. A key character summary and maps are just a few of the fun additional features. read more
"They are from all over the world, and are as diverse as banshees, unicorns, and Rumpelstiltskin. Each page takes readers on a jou...rney to discover the tales of these beautiful and frightening legends that have been passed down for generations. Detailed images support these enduring, fascinating stories"--Publisher's website. read more
Provides information on various bloodsucking monsters from around the globe, including vampires, strigoi, and mandurugo.
Lists mythical giants and other large creatures from legends around the world, including the Golem, the Cyclops, and the Mongolian... Death Worm, and explains the history behind each legend. read more
Its a very rare claim that a person can makethe claim to have seen Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, or a Yeti. Readers are treated ...to such rare experiences through amazing drawings and incredible stories. From the lakes of Africa to the farms of the United States, strange monsters have always lurked just outside human discovery, and this thrilling book sheds light on these and other mysterious creatures. read more
A bird the size of an airplane and a behemoth worm with electrical chargesthese bizarre giants are captured and entertainingly exp...lored here. From mythology to pop culture, readers will learn all about our minds invention and reinvention of superhuman sized creatures. Fact boxes share fun tidbits while diagrams convey size differences. read more
From the internationally acclaimed creator of MazeToons comes this wacky, maze-filled collection of mythological creatures, monste...rs, and more! Discover 50 colorfully illustrated mazes with fully solvable characters, cartoon elements, and imaginative creatures along every start-to-finish path. Themed, integrated illustrations—set within the mazes—are fun, playful, and perfect for big kids and grown-ups too. Besides navigating the usual twists and turns of a traditional maze, puzzle-solvers will have to navigate through crazy cartoon features, Bigfoot's giant feet, the Cyclops' eye, a kraken's wiggly tentacles, and more. There are dozens of dead ends, illusions, twists, and turns that ramp up with each difficulty level. Open the pages and get lost in this mythical world that's scary good fun! read more
For most souls, the Greek Underworld was a world of eternal shadows. The dead were ferried across a river in a boat guided by the ...grim Charon, who demanded payment from each soul. As they disembarked, a low growl rumbled through the silence, and a huge creature with three heads emerged from the dank mist along the riverbank. It was Cerberus, Hades watchdog who guarded the gates of his realm. The souls arriving had nothing to fear from the beast but any souls trying to escape would be torn to shreds. Once a soul entered the Underworld, it was Cerberus s job to make sure it never left. Cerberus is one of the best-known monsters in Greek mythology. His story takes readers on an intriguing tour of the Underworld and inside his unwitting part in the Twelve Labors of Hercules. Despite his fearsomeness, Cerberus is not seen as evil; instead he is respected as Hades loyal protector, making him perhaps the most appreciated monster of them all. read more
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When people think of the Sphinx, the riddle of the Sphinx of Thebes might pop to mind, or maybe the colossal Great Sphinx of Egypt.... Were they the same monster in two different mythologies? Or were they completely different? The Sphinx legend began in Egypt over 4,500 years ago when ancient Egyptians were giving their gods animal forms. Built to guard the royal tombs of the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx had the body of a lion and the head of a pharaoh. It drew tourists from around the Mediterranean, and soon the mythology of the Greek Sphinx evolved. The Greek Sphinx had the body of a lion and the head of a woman. She terrorized the people of Thebes until a stranger, Oedipus, solved her mysterious riddle. Read the myths from these two cultures, and find out how sphinxes have been immortalized in statues and artwork throughout history. read more
Introduces twelve different mythical monsters, including the centaur and the Babylonian scorpion man, the chupacabra and the manti...core, and the Eastern and Western dragon, and discusses who the victor would be in battle. read more
Presents step-by-step instructions for creating fingerprint illustrations of such monsters as witches, giant spiders, dragons, and... aliens. read more
Famous heroes from ancient myths are put to the test in this thrilling volume. Heroic figures, from Odysseus to Mulan, duke it out..., while fascinating historical information is revealed. This fact-filled book explores the magical stories associated with each character, including their origins and greatest mythical feat. Exciting text and enthralling illustrations keep young readers interested. read more
A lighthearted adventure with mythical challenges. The “8-bit Summer” series continues with this classic action game from 1991. An...gel Land is up to its halos in woes as mythical monsters are running rampant. Pit, the original Kid Icarus, must save the realm again. Armed with his trusty bow, he’ll zap the bad guys and find the Three Sacred Treasures hidden by Palutena. Only after this grueling training will he be strong enough to take on the dark forces behind Angel Land’s troubles. Pit will encounter old friends and new enemies – from helpful Centurions to the dreaded Eggplant Wizard – as he journeys from the depths of the underworld to the towers of the sky palace. Find hammers to shatter special walls and reveal helpful items. Collect hearts by fighting off Pit’s foes. Train hard and battle harder. Pit’s challenges make the labors of Hercules look like a walk in the park. This game is only playable in 2D. This classic game is part of the Virtual Console service, which brings you great games created for consoles such as NES, Super NES and Game Boy Advance. See more Virtual Console games for Nintendo 3DS. System Requirements:Supported Platforms: Nintendo - 3DS Nintendo account required for game activation and installation read more
Book of Monsters: Dragons, is a fun cartoon fact-file. Profiling monstrous Dragons from around the world. Learn about Dragon kings..., Fire Dragons, Baby Dragons, Giant Dragons, Poison Dragons, Golden dragons and many more. Crammed with interesting facts and fun illustrations, you will be a dragon master in no time. The Book of Monsters series has been designed to educate, frighten and entertain a generation of readers. Each book is a cartoon study of creatures from fairy tales, literature, folklore, legend and myth, featuring famous and not so famous monsters as you have never seen them before. Every page features a large monster illustration with a brief, informative description directly underneath. With a tongue in cheek humor that both adults and children will appreciate. Some of the Monsters you will all ready know about, others will be new to you, but by time you have finished with the series, you will be a certified monster expert. There will be a test at the end, so make sure you are paying attention. Part of the ‘Book of Monsters’ series. A growing collection of books, cataloging a large selection of fantastic creatures from world mythology. read more
All-new comic strip adventures starring Hiccup, Toothless and their Dragon Academy friends. Two exciting tales from the world of D...ragons: Riders of Berk - The Legend of Ragnarok and Underworld. read more
For all Diego knows, his dragon has fallen for the last time. All that remains of the Aztec nation hides in the forests and caves ...beyond Tenochtitlan. If Satadon can find and destroy the Mexica people, Diego, Racquel, and their families will join those wh read more
Describes the features and characteristics of dangerous fantasy creatures in a quick-reference format