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Product Description: “Filled with cool cocktail-party tidbits, Matt Kaplan considers how things that were once the stuff of legends could one day become reality” (The Atlantic) in this fun scientific inquiry into the mystical places and magical objects of ancient and contemporary lore—from the fountain of youth, to love potions, to Super Mario’s mushrooms...read more

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9781476777108 | Scribner, October 27, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From the author of The Science of Monsters, this engaging scientific inquiry provides a definitive look into the elements of mystical places and magical objects—from the philosopher’s stone, to love potions to the oracles—from ancient history, mythology, and contemporary culture.

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9781476777115 | Reprint edition (Scribner, October 25, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Filled with cool cocktail-party tidbits, Matt Kaplan considers how things that were once the stuff of legends could one day become reality” (The Atlantic) in this fun scientific inquiry into the mystical places and magical objects of ancient and contemporary lore—from the fountain of youth, to love potions, to Super Mario’s mushrooms.

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Product Description: Featured on NPR’s Science Friday, an “ingenious” (The Wall Street Journal) and insightful guide to history’s legendary and frightening monsters and the science and culture that created them.We all know “there’s no such thing as monsters,” but our imaginations tell us otherwise...read more

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9781451667998 | Scribner, October 8, 2013, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Featured on NPR’s Science Friday, an “ingenious” (The Wall Street Journal) and insightful guide to history’s legendary and frightening monsters and the science and culture that created them.

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Product Description: This eye-opening tour through history’s legendary monsters and the science and culture that spawned them, provides new insight into the creatures that have terrified us for centuries.We all know “there’s no such thing as monsters,” but our imaginations tell us otherwise...read more

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9781451667981 | Scribner, October 23, 2012, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: This eye-opening tour through history’s legendary monsters and the science and culture that spawned them, provides new insight into the creatures that have terrified us for centuries.

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Product Description: Side by Side integrates yound people and senior adults in a series of activities that draws on "the real world" of the local neighborhood. In the process, young people learn about local history, economic, architecture, politics, current events, sociology, and urban planning...read more

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9780944661215 | Mig Communications, April 1, 1994, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Side by Side integrates yound people and senior adults in a series of activities that draws on "the real world" of the local neighborhood.

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