Giants, Monsters, and Dragons: An Encyclopedia of Folklore,
Legend, and Myth
reference to the larger and
more terrifying mythological beasts such as Griffins, Dragons,
Werewolves, Ettins, and many more.
The 416 pages cover monsters from most if not all of the world's
major cultures, as well as some minor ones.
Encyclopedia-like collection of tales and lore of mythological creatures examines the origins of each creature and its manifestation in various cultures, covering such beings as griffins, unicorns, dragons, and the phoenix.
The Book of Dragons & Other Mythical Beasts (Hardcover)
Dragons, unicorns, griffins, serpents, sea monsters, chimera,
hydra, krakan, manticores, centaurs, sphinxes, and many more
obscure creatures from a profusion of cultures are represented
in this book, which also provides more than 130 vivid color
Features include a two-page family tree of the four branches
of creatures in the book, a map of the world showing where
they originate, and an index and a bibliography.
Especially in-depth and fascinating is the information provided
about dragons and the origins and evolution of dragon mythology
in diverse schools of folklore.