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

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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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I'll be up-front about it. I am a fan of Robert Ingpen's illustration work. And I bought this book for a bargain price at a second hand book sale...otherwise it might have been too expensive to tempt ... Read full review

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“The Encyclopaedia of things that never were” dishes up a wide selection of gods, monsters, heroes and places, tackling many of the things we have believed in over the years. I was pleased to see the ... Read full review


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Of the Ground and Underground
Of Wonderland

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About the author (1987)

Robert Ingpen is an award-winning illustrator of numerous books, including The Encyclopedia of Events That Changed the World, The Encyclopedia of Ideas That Changed the World, and The Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places (all Penguin Studio).

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