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Author Drake, Ernest.

Title Dr. Ernest Drake's Dragonology handbook : a practical course in dragons / edited by Dugald A. Steer.

Imprint Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.24 DRA    Available
 GDL Grandview Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.24 DRA    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 398.24 DRA    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 78 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 22 cm.
Contents Elementary dragonology -- Introducing Western dragons: Identifying dragons -- Dragon biology: food chains; aging dragons -- Elementary riddle work -- Reading dragon script -- Starting fieldwork -- The legend of the Lambton worm -- Evaluating dragon treasure -- Intermediate dragonology -- Introducing Eastern dragons -- Conserving wild dragons -- Frost dragon migration -- Intermediate riddles -- Writing dragon script -- Beginning dragon magic -- In the laboratory -- A legend of the dragon kings -- Dragonology-for experienced practitioners only -- Introducing other dragons; American dragons -- a dragon keeper's guide; dragon first aid -- How to draw dragons -- Inventing dragon scripts -- Dragon magic-words of power -- Begin your own legend -- Forming a dragonological society -- Glossary of dragonological terms -- Course certificate.
Summary Twenty-one lessons to make you an expert in dragonology. Attention, devoted dragonology students! How many classic riddles do you know that could help you survive a dragon encounter? What dragon species attacks its victims with a "frosty blast" instead of a jet of flame? Which historical questions should you ask a dragon in order to estimate its age? Can you write your name using only dragon runes? Contained in this beautifully designed, comprehensive course book are invisibility spells to memorize, charts to complete, maps to shade in, matching exercises to do, journal entries to write, experiments to conduct, even instructions for making a dragon attractor.
Subject Dragons.
Toy and movable books.
Added Author Steer, Dugald.
Added Title Dragonology handbook
Doctor Ernest Drake's Dragonology handbook
ISBN 076362814X (alk. paper)
9780763628147 (alk. paper)

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