Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology

By Drake, Dr Ernest & Steer, Dugald

Publishers Summary:
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!

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ISBN
978-0-76364-623-3
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on April 1, 2010

Gr 4-Up "Written" by the fictional late-19th-century dragonologist Ernest Drake, this book offers everything kids might want to know about dragons. It's disguised as nonfiction and bound in an elaborate turn-of-the-20th-century cover with detailed illustrations ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2009

This volume contains an extensive amount of information about dragons and related creatures from around the world. Starting with a general sur...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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