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Product Description: A captivating picture book biography of a boy who imagined a world full of dragons and grew up to be beloved author J. R. R. Tolkien.John Ronald loved dragons. He liked to imagine dragons when he was alone, and with his friends, and especially when life got hard or sad...read more
By Eliza Wheeler (illustrator)

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9781626720923 | Roaring Brook, March 21, 2017, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A captivating picture book biography of a boy who imagined a world full of dragons and grew up to be beloved author J.

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Product Description: Fearless heroes, all-powerful gods, terrifying monsters: the world of mythology is endlessly fascinating, and there's a lot to find out about. This nifty little book will make you a mythology expert quicker than a dragon can incinerate a knight...read more

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9781910232842 | Pavilion, December 1, 2016, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Fearless heroes, all-powerful gods, terrifying monsters: the world of mythology is endlessly fascinating, and there's a lot to find out about.

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Product Description: Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 J.K. Rowling's screenwriting debut is captured in this exciting hardcover edition of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them screenplay...read more

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9781338109061 | Arthur a Levine, November 19, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 J.

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Product Description: Unicorns, Mermaids, and Mad Libs... oh my! If you love unicorns, mermaids, dragons, or any other type of magical creature, then this is the Mad Libs for you! Packed with 21 hilarious stories about your favorite fierce and cuddly creatures, this book is sure to please readers young and old...read more

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9780399544224 | Price Stern Sloan, October 25, 2016, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: Unicorns, Mermaids, and Mad Libs.

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Product Description: Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves...read more
By Christina Balit (illustrator)

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9781426325403 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 11, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.

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9781426325410 | Natl Geographic Soc Childrens books, October 11, 2016, cover price $34.90 | About this edition: Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of princesses, kings, sailors, and genies come to life in a stunning retelling of the Arabian folk tales from One Thousand and One Nights and other collections, including those of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, and Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves.

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Product Description: Architecture, democracy, the Olympics—the modern world owes a lot to the ancient Greeks! In Explore Greek Myths! With 25 Great Projects, readers embark on a fascinating journey to explore the myths that infused ancient Greek culture, civilization, and innovation...read more
By Mike Crosier (illustrator)

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9781619304468 | Nomad Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Architecture, democracy, the Olympics—the modern world owes a lot to the ancient Greeks!

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9781619304505 | Reprint edition (Nomad Pr, October 11, 2016), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Architecture, democracy, the Olympics—the modern world owes a lot to the ancient Greeks!

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Product Description: A beautifully illustrated account of the Greek myth of Jason and the Argonauts with informative details from the award-winning author of Electric Ben   The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the earliest recorded Greek myths...read more

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9780803741188 | Dial Books for Young Readers, October 11, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A beautifully illustrated account of the Greek myth of Jason and the Argonauts with informative details from the award-winning author of Electric Ben   The story of Jason and the Argonauts is one of the earliest recorded Greek myths.

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Product Description: With legendary magical beasts making the leap from page to the silver screen, this beautifully illustrated guide to fantastical creatures is the perfect gateway into their mysterious world . . .Step into the enchanted, cinematic world of dragons, werewolves, mermaids, and dozens of other creatures in this spellbinding, fully illustrated guide to magical beasts...read more
By Simon Holland, Kev Walker (illustrator) and David Wyatt (illustrator)

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9781681194301 | Bloomsbury USA, October 4, 2016, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: With legendary magical beasts making the leap from page to the silver screen, this beautifully illustrated guide to fantastical creatures is the perfect gateway into their mysterious world .

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Product Description: ?What if the terrifying creatures of your nightmares were indeed prowling the big, wide world beyond your blankie?? begins the intriguing premise of this book. ?Could they really exist? And if so, how?? In a completely original approach to exploring science, award-winning author Helaine Becker places six different kinds of monsters --- Frankenstein, vampires, bigfoot, zombies, werewolves and sea monsters --- under her microscope to expose the proven scientific principles behind the legends...read more
By Phil McAndrew (illustrator)

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9781771380546 | Kids Can Pr, September 6, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: ?

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Product Description: Humans have been fascinated by miraculous works since time immemorial. In the Hebrew Bible, they proved the power of an almighty God. In early Christianity, they were the mark of Jesus's divinity. In Islam, the Qur'an itself is considered a great miracle...read more

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9781680485776 | Reprint edition (Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016), cover price $14.05 | About this edition: Presents a history of the belief in miracles, the various explanations given for their existence, the challenge to the belief from rationalism, and the role of miracles in modern popular culture.

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9781508102236 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.85 | About this edition: Humans have been fascinated by miraculous works since time immemorial.

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Product Description: Myths and legends reveal much about a culture, including its most prized values and significant beliefs. Fables may feature animal characters, but they offer morals for real life. This fascinating book is bursting with 100 facts about the stories that have been handed down by different cultures around the world as well as accompanying images, quizzes, and activities, including crafts...read more

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9781482451351 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.95 | also contains Myths and Legends | About this edition: Myths and legends reveal much about a culture, including its most prized values and significant beliefs.
9781422220023 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2010, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Introduces myths and legends from various cultures that offer different views on the origins of the world, animals, human behavior, heroes, monsters, the end of the world, and other topics.

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Product Description: Theres little more terrifying than being chased by a moaning creature that wants to eat your flesh. Though zombies are currently popular on TV and in movies, stories of the undead have been around for centuries. The main content introduces readers to zombie tales from many cultures around the world in grisly detail via accessible language for reluctant readers...read more

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9781482448825 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Theres little more terrifying than being chased by a moaning creature that wants to eat your flesh.

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9781680486018 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $505.80

Product Description: The only thing scarier and more hair-raising than a good campfire ghost story is a ghost story that is true and has been verified by researchers and experts. The stories within these volumes, concerning extremely haunted houses, hospitals, asylums, are indeed true and feature eyewitness accounts of victims, survivors, and ghost-hunting experts, as well as the evidence recorded by the emerging science and technology of paranormal investigation...read more

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9781499463804 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: The only thing scarier and more hair-raising than a good campfire ghost story is a ghost story that is true and has been verified by researchers and experts.

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Product Description: Belief in magic has been around since early human civilization. Whether ancient black magic or medieval witchcraft, practices believed to call upon supernatural forces are part of nearly every culture. Even in secular societies, stage magic and children's series such as Harry Potter hold a respected place as a form of entertainment...read more

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9781680485813 | Reprint edition (Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016), cover price $14.05 | About this edition: Belief in magic has been around since early human civilization.

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9781680485752 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.85 | About this edition: Belief in magic has been around since early human civilization.

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Product Description: In 1934, a photograph in Londons Daily Mail seemed to prove that a strange animal was living in Scotlands Loch Ness. But 60 years later, it was said to be a fake. That image created the look of the Loch Ness monster in the minds of people around the world...read more

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9781482448658 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: In 1934, a photograph in Londons Daily Mail seemed to prove that a strange animal was living in Scotlands Loch Ness.

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Product Description: Penelope, who is driven from her home by a rush of devilish strengths that hurl her around like a ragdoll, seeks help from the authors to exorcize the abhorrence before it can truly harm somebody.

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9781499463927 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $39.75 | About this edition: Penelope, who is driven from her home by a rush of devilish strengths that hurl her around like a ragdoll, seeks help from the authors to exorcize the abhorrence before it can truly harm somebody.

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Product Description: Recounts paranormal experiences in a Litchfield Hills, Connecticut farm house, with details of unexplained phenomena that have occurred near the home.

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9781499463903 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $39.75 | About this edition: Recounts paranormal experiences in a Litchfield Hills, Connecticut farm house, with details of unexplained phenomena that have occurred near the home.

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Product Description: One of the most monstrous myths in history is that of the Minotaur. A huge man with the head and furious temperament of a bull, the Minotaur was hidden in a labyrinth by King Minos. Readers learn the tale of the Minotaur through the story of the Greek hero Theseus, including its terrible end...read more

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9781482448733 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: One of the most monstrous myths in history is that of the Minotaur.

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Product Description: If hospital walls could talk, what tales would they tell? Hospitals are the nexus point between life and death, the place into which people enter this world, but also exit it. In this book, paramedic and paranormal investigator Richard Estep recounts some of the most fascinating and often chilling stories of hospital hauntings from across the globe...read more

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9781499463910 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $39.75 | About this edition: If hospital walls could talk, what tales would they tell?

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Product Description: Bigfoot, Nessie, and mermaids: what do these cryptids share in common? No matter how doubtful we are of their existence, a part of us persists in asking, "Could they be real?" With a skeptical tone, this title tracks the most popular cryptozoological creatures from their mythological origins to modern attempts to prove their existence...read more

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9781680485783 | Reprint edition (Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016), cover price $14.05 | About this edition: Explores the lore surrounding alleged animals, including such cryptids as Sasquatch, the Loch Ness Monster, and mermaids.

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9781680485721 | Britannica Educational Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.85 | About this edition: Bigfoot, Nessie, and mermaids: what do these cryptids share in common?

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Product Description: Myths and legends reveal much about a culture, including its most prized values and significant beliefs. Fables may feature animal characters, but they offer morals for real life. This fascinating book is bursting with 100 facts about the stories that have been handed down by different cultures around the world as well as accompanying images, quizzes, and activities, including crafts...read more

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9781482451351 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.95 | also contains Myths and Legends | About this edition: Myths and legends reveal much about a culture, including its most prized values and significant beliefs.
9781590844809 | Mason Crest, October 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Introduces myths and legends from various cultures that offer different views on the origins of the world, animals, human behavior, heroes, monsters, the end of the world, and other topics, and discusses modern myths.

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Product Description: It seems incredible that a huge, hairy human-ape could live in the forests of the Pacific Northwest without anyone knowing its there for sure. However, theres still no real evidence for the existence of Bigfoot. Readers learn about the most famous Bigfoot sighting from 1967, which still hasnt been proved to be a hoax...read more

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9781482448573 | Gareth Stevens Pub, August 15, 2016, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: It seems incredible that a huge, hairy human-ape could live in the forests of the Pacific Northwest without anyone knowing its there for sure.

Product Description: Packed with vital information about how to prepare yourself and your home for the inevitable zombie apocalypse, the titles in this series include everything from the latest updates from world leaders in zombiology to unarmed combat techniques and guidelines for zombie-proofing your home...read more

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9781508171676 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $35.25 | About this edition: Packed with vital information about how to prepare yourself and your home for the inevitable zombie apocalypse, the titles in this series include everything from the latest updates from world leaders in zombiology to unarmed combat techniques and guidelines for zombie-proofing your home.

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Product Description: Perhaps the most important element of any zombie apocalypse survival strategy is home preparation and defense. Zombie survivalists will learn here how to survey and repair any home defense weaknesses and deficiencies, how to build a store of rations and necessary supplies, and how to identify and establish ideal zombie-proof locations within the home...read more
By Ian Moores (illustrator)

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9781499463842 | Reprint edition (Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016), cover price $11.75 | About this edition: Perhaps the most important element of any zombie apocalypse survival strategy is home preparation and defense.

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9781499463866 | Rosen Young Adult, August 15, 2016, cover price $31.75 | About this edition: Perhaps the most important element of any zombie apocalypse survival strategy is home preparation and defense.

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