The flight of dragons

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Harper & Row, 1979 - Social Science - 137 pages
2 Reviews
Text, four-color illustrations, and line drawings recreate the dragons of ancient myth and legend, showing how they flew, breathed fire, mated, hatched their young, hoarded gold and precious stones, and defended themselves.

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User Review  - dulac3 - LibraryThing

I loved this book as a kid, and not just because it had naughty boobie pictures that had nothing to do with the text. Dickinson takes the position that Dragons actually existed, then goes from there ... Read full review

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User Review  - jshillingford - LibraryThing

This is a beautiful and imaginative book - but it written as non-fiction. Dickinson presents a case for dragons being real, and sets out to define their anatomy/physiology and how they evolved from ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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Peter Dickinson was born and raised in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia in 1927. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree at King's College, Cambridge in 1951. He served in the British Army, and was also an assistant editor and reviewer for Punch Magazine for seventeen years. His first book was The Weathermonger. Dickinson has written several novels for adults, a television series for juveniles and many books for young people. In 1982 he was placed on the International Board of Books for Young People Honor List for Tulka, and The Iron Lion was selected one of New York Times Notable Books. In 1989 he won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Eva.

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