Encyclopedia of Things That Never Were: Creatures, Places, and People

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Viking, 1987 - Literary Criticism - 240 pages
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Detailed, encyclopedia-style entries, supplemented by 300 full-color and black-and-white illustrations, introduce the worlds of imaginative mythology, folklore, literature, and fairy tales.

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Good reference book with beautiful illustrations. - Goodreads
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The illustrations are extraordinary. - Book Verdict
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A true overview of ALL fictions you will see gods, heavens, hells, heroes, and magics from cultures all around the world, from Aztecs to Zulus and everyone in between, which makes for a very ... Read full review

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Page has lived all over the Eastern side of Britain. He has Page has lived all over the Eastern side of Britain. He has Page has lived all over the Eastern side of Britain. He has worked as a care assistant, student nurse and nurse, and forworked as a care assistant, student nurse and nurse, and forworked as a care assistant, student nurse and nurse, and for the NHS, local authorities and private companies. the NHS, local authorities and private companies. the NHS, local authorities and private companies.

Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) worked primarily as a banker during his life. His masterpiece "The Wind in the Willows" grew out of the stories he told his young son. Robert Ingpen has designed, illustrated, and written more than 100 published works of fiction and nonfiction, among them "Around the World in 80 Days," "The Jungle Book," and the centenary edition of "Peter Pan and Wendy," In 1986 he was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for his contribution to children's literature.

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