Dr. Ernest Drake's Dragonology handbook : a practical course in dragons /

Twenty-one lessons to make you an expert in dragonology. 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 q...

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Main Author: Drake, Ernest.
Other Authors: Steer, Dugald.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2005.
Physical Description: 78 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 22 cm.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Series: Ologies
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500 |a This book credits a fictional character, Ernest Drake, as its author, leaving those responsible for its written content unacknowledged. The fictional character was created by Dugald Steer. 
505 0 |a Elementary dragonology -- Introducing Western dragons: Identifying dragons -- Dragon biology: food chains; aging dragons -- Elementary riddle work -- Reading dragon script -- Starting fieldwork -- The legend of the Lambton worm -- Evaluating dragon treasure -- Intermediate dragonology -- Introducing Eastern dragons -- Conserving wild dragons -- Frost dragon migration -- Intermediate riddles -- Writing dragon script -- Beginning dragon magic -- In the laboratory -- A legend of the dragon kings -- Dragonology-for experienced practitioners only -- Introducing other dragons; American dragons -- a dragon keeper's guide; dragon first aid -- How to draw dragons -- Inventing dragon scripts -- Dragon magic-words of power -- Begin your own legend -- Forming a dragonological society -- Glossary of dragonological terms -- Course certificate. 
520 0 |a Twenty-one lessons to make you an expert in dragonology. 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? Contained in this beautifully designed, comprehensive course book are invisibility spells to memorize, charts to complete, maps to shade in, matching exercises to do, journal entries to write, experiments to conduct, even instructions for making a dragon attractor. 
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