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Mythology The Gods, Heroes, and Monsters of Ancient Greece (Ologies)
Lady Hestia Evans

Candlewick Press, 2007

Presenting the newest discovery in the series with the Midas touch — a mythical exploration fit for the gods In the early nineteenth century, an English nobleman embarked on a tour of the sites of ancient Greece. He brought as his guide a primer on Greek myths written by his friend Lady Hestia Evans, a devotee of Lord Byron who had recently taken the same voyage. In the true Romantic spirit, Lady Hestia’s book was not only lavishly ...
  
  











  



  
Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology (Ologies)
Dr. Ernest Drake

Candlewick, 2009

Dragonologists, look no further! Here, in a single handsome, indispensable volume, is gathered a lifetime’s worth of knowledge about these magnificent creatures. Call it an encyclopedia of dragonology — an authorized resource so definitive that dragon lovers everywhere are fired up with excitement. From the esteemed Dr. Drake comes a beautifully illustrated, lovingly assembled tribute to all things dragonological, featuring: — A guide to ...
  
  











  



  
Wizardology: The Book of the Secrets of Merlin (Ologies)
Master Merlin

Candlewick, 2005

Aspiring wizards can tune in to the age-old wisdom of Merlin with this dazzling compendium of all things magical — unveiling novelty elements throughout. For any apprentice determined to learn the arcane arts of wizardry, could there be a better teacher than . . . Merlin himself? Originally discovered in 1588, this remarkable text by history's most respected wizard is revealed to the world for the very first time. Lavishly illustrated by ...
  
  











  



  
The Dragonology Handbook: A Practical Course in Dragons (Ologies)
Dr. Ernest Drake

Candlewick, 2005

This indispensable workbook teaches everything you need to know to become an esteemed dragonologist. 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? ...
  
  











  



  
Monsterology: The Complete Book of Monstrous Beasts
Dr. Ernest Drake

Candlewick, 2008

A second major volume by the esteemed Dr. Drake — a lavish exploration of fantastical beasts, from yetis to unicorns Do krakens really lurk below the ocean waves? Do griffins command the air above? In a fascinating new discovery sure to rival the ground-breaking DRAGONOLOGY, the intrepid Dr. Ernest Drake turns his inquisitive gaze from dragons to other so-called mythical creatures. Included are: * a removable letter from Dr. Drake * ...
  
  











  



  
Egyptology: Search for the Tomb of Osiris
Emily Sands, Dugald Steer

Candlewick, 2004

Discover the wonders of ancient Egypt through a fascinating journal from a lost expedition — a treasure trove of fact and fantasy featuring a novelty element on every spread. Who can resist the allure of ancient Egypt — and the thrill of uncovering mysteries that have lain hidden for thousands of years? Not the feisty Miss Emily Sands, who in 1926, four years after the discovery of King Tut's tomb, led an expedition up the Nile in search ...
  
  











  



  
Spyology (Ologies)
Spencer Blake

Candlewick, 2008

A spy reveals startling secrets and carries out a breathless mission — in an astonishing guide that takes the 'Ologies to a new level. The year is 1958, and British spy Spencer Blake, aka "Agent K," is on an undercover mission to expose a deadly criminal organization. As he traverses the globe with his American and Soviet cohorts — from Scotland to Berlin to Las Vegas to Cuba — he furtively records his secret techniques in a manual for ...
  
  











  



  
Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons (Ologies)
Dr. Ernest Drake

Candlewick, 2003

For true believers only, a lavishly illustrated reproduction of a legendary volume by the world’s most distinguished dragonologist. Don’t let it fall into the wrong hands! Do you believe in dragons? Now, for the first time, the long-lost research of renowned nineteenth century dragonologist Dr. Ernest Drake is presented in all its eccentric glory, happily bridging the gap between dragon legend and fact. The meticulous Dr. Drake assigns ...
  
  











  



  
Alienology (Ologies)

Candlewick, 2010

Are there extraterrestrials among us? Discover a host of stunning secrets—and an ingenious brain challenge that will light up your world! The year is 1969, and Professor Alan Grey is ready to lead you on a magical mystery tour of a world where space creatures mingle with earthlings, unbeknownst to all but a chosen few. On the one hand, this dazzling book is a field guide to other worlds, from the solar system to the laws of time and space; ...
  
  











  



  
Pirateology: The Pirate Hunter's Companion (Ologies)
Captain William Lubber

Candlewick, 2006

Aar! Hoist the sails for a lavish new discovery filled with treasures — a magnificent resource for pirate lovers everywhere. The eagerly awaited new title in the best-selling ’Ology series — more than 5 million sold worldwide! Step lively, pirate foes and fanciers! Mysterious booty found inside a long-lost sea chest, hidden for hundreds of years off the coast of Newfoundland, has just been uncovered for your enjoyment. Within these covers ...
  
  











  



  
Wizardology Code-Writing Kit (Ologies)
Master Merlin

Candlewick, 2007

A MUST-HAVE FOR WIZARD LOVERS! Each beautifully designed slipcase contains simple instructions for mastering magic codes and ciphers, plus: - 16 sheets of notepaper- 16 envelopes- 6 postcards- 2 sheets of stickers Need to send a secret message to a fellow wizard? Here are all the tools for a magical correspondence.
  
  











  



  
Snappy Little Farm (Snappy Pop-Ups)
Dugald Steer

Silver Dolphin Books, 2012

How do sheep greet the morning sun? Baa! Baa! Baa! What does the dog say when he wants a bone? Bark! Bark! Bark! How does the rooster wake all the animals? With a cock-a-doodle-doo! In Snappy Little Farm , playful rhymes introduce kids to a colorful collection of farmyard friends--and the noises they make! From the first sounds of early morning on the farm to the farmer’s good-night call, children ages 3 and up will spend the day with ...
  
  











  



  
The Monsterology Handbook: A Practical Course in Monsters (Ologies)
Dr. Ernest Drake

Candlewick, 2009

Are there monsters among us? Comb through this essential handbook to learn the secrets that even respected scientists don’t know. Is it true that a humble stone can summon a sea serpent to your aid? Do you know the best way to remedy a cyclops’s "lazy eye"? What bison-like creature burns its enemies with venomous dung (and must be approached from the front)? How does one reliably tell true beasts from false, and what do stitches and glue ...
  
  











  



  
Dragonology Tracking and Taming Dragons Volume 1: A Deluxe Book and Model Set: European Dragon (Ologies)
Dr. Ernest Drake

Candlewick, 2006

Here is the essential reference for all budding dragonologists - the ultimate companion to the 1-million-copy, #1 national bestseller DRAGONOLOGY! Inside this deluxe guidebook and model package, readers will find the complete TRACKING AND TAMING DRAGONS, in which preeminent dragonologist Dr. Ernest Drake shares all you need to know to set out on the trail of dragons in the field. Plus, each pack features an easy-to-assemble, lifelike hanging ...
  
  











  



  
The Dragon Diary: Dragonology Chronicles Volume 2 (Ologies)
Dugald A. Steer

Candlewick, 2010

Now in paperback— The fire-breathing series continues! Two young dragonologists set off on a daring, wing-borne mission while rushing to crack an ancient Dragonish code. Fresh from recovering the Dragon’s Eye, apprentice dragonologists Daniel and Beatrice Cook eagerly await the hatching of the dragon’s egg in their care. But just as the shell begins to crack, their mentor, Dr. Drake, is called off to India to look for their missing ...
  
  











  



  
Wizardology: A Guide to Wizards of the World (Ologies)
Master Merlin

Candlewick, 2007

A MUST-HAVE FOR WIZARD LOVERS! Here is a fascinating, in-depth almanac profiling eight different kinds of wizards. - Features well-known and exotic wizards from the four corners of the earth, including Western wizards, South American and African shamans, Indian fakirs, Arabian sages, and more. - Highlights each wizard’s special skills, magical objects, and favorite familiars. - Includes an entertaining card game with 24 cards so young ...
  
  











  



  
The Dragon's Eye (The Dragonology Chronicles, Vol. 1)
Dugald A. Steer

Candlewick, 2006

"Steer infuses the exciting story with the flavor of a nineteenth-century novel and incorporates dragon lore found in his earlier books. Dragon lovers will be well pleased." —-BOOKLIST Adventure! Villains! And dragons, dragons, dragons! From the creators of the best-selling Dragonology series, this first volume of the Dragonology Chronicles finds Daniel Cook and his sister, Beatrice, studying with eccentric dragonologist Dr. Ernest Drake. ...
  
  











  



  
The Egyptology Handbook: A Course in the Wonders of Egypt (Ologies)
Emily Sands

Candlewick, 2005

Inside this indispensable and beautifully illustrated workbook is everything you need to know to become an esteemed Egyptologist. As readers of the fascinating EGYPTOLOGY are all too aware, the feisty explorer Emily Sands mysteriously vanished on an expedition up the Nile in 1927. But in a remarkable turn of fortune for Miss Sands's many fans, detectives have uncovered a second volume penned in her own hand — a course book on ancient ...
  
  











  



  
The Wizardology Handbook: A Course for Apprentices (Ologies)
Master Merlin, Dugald A. Steer

Candlewick, 2007

The ultimate companion to the best-selling WIZARDOLOGY — an indispensable handbook for would-be wizards everywhere Calling all aspiring wizards! Do you know the appropriate tools (including flattery) to have on hand should you encounter a Western wizard? Have you memorized the spell for summoning a unicorn familiar? Can you follow the steps for releasing magical powers in a lump of rock or piece of metal? What role do natural objects and ...
  
  











  



  
The Mythology Handbook: A Course in Ancient Greek Myths
Lady Hestia Evans

Candlewick, 2009

Gods! Heroes! Monsters! Explore the amazing myths of ancient Greece with this fun, interactive workbook — an essential companion to Mythology. Which god never leaves Olympus without his winged sandals? How do you stop a hydra from growing more heads? Who was Nike before she inspired running shoes? Can you fi nd your way out of the Underworld? Sure to fascinate both avid mythologists and new fans alike, this lavish, highly informative ...
  
  











  








   



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