Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology

Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology

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Dragonologists, look no further! Here, in a single handsome, indispensable volume, is gathered a lifetime's worth of knowledge about these magnificent creatures.

Call it an encyclopedia of dragonology -- an authorized resource so definitive that dragon lovers everywhere are fired up with excitement. From the esteemed Dr. Drake comes a beautifully illustrated, lovingly assembled tribute to all things dragonological, featuring:
-- A guide to dragon species, with entries on everything from the well-known European dragon to the lesser-known hydra -- as well as pseudo-species such as the phoenix and the incognito
-- Insight into dragon biology, from flight to reproduction (with tips on how to tell the males from the females)
-- An in-depth look at dragons' habits, including migration, communication, camouflage, and notorious hoarding practices
-- A section on humans and dragons, offering secrets of tracking and taming, deciphering riddles, and becoming a dragon master
-- Practical essentials such as how to keep records, use spells, keep specimens, and care for sick dragons
-- A comprehensive glossary, index, and much more!
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2009
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780763646233
0763646237
Branch Call Number: j398.2454 DRA NVD
Characteristics: 182 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm

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Dragonologists, look no further! Here, in a single handsome, indispensable volume, is gathered a lifetime's worth of knowledge about these magnificent creatures. Call it an encyclopedia of dragonology -- an authorized resource so definitive that dragon lovers everywhere are fired up with excitement.


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