A fascinating book full of legendary monsters and mythical creatures, packed with tall tales and great deeds. Each beast comes with colour illustrations and line drawings, together with pull-out features detailing their symbolism, statistics and most famous fables.
The book includes dragons, giants, mermaids and werewolves, as well as astounding and unique beasts such as the Minotaur and Pegasus from Ancient Greece, and Jormundgandr the world serpent of Norse legend. Covering 28 creatures in detail, the text also discusses where the inspiration for these fabulous beasts came from, and why they are still so popular today.
Author: Joanne Rippin is an experienced writer and editor, who has published many historical books on a wide variety of subjects. She has a long-standing fascination with mythical creatures, and has a dog who thinks it's half human.