No investigation of knighthood would be complete without a look at the Crusades, Sir Lancelot, and Sir Gawain, and a celebration of legendary knights such as King Arthur, plus vaunted icons such as Excalibur and the Holy Grail. Inspired by the life of a most exemplary knight, and the skills needed to prevail in a jousting tournament, this fascinating book explores the art of mastering sword and lance, the ins and outs of a castle that a knight might defend, the essential and prohibitively expensive war-horse, with all its pageantry.
Dinosaurology OlogiesCandlewick - Could dinosaurs still roam the earth? With this discovery in the ’Ology series, readers come face-to-face with living, breathing dinosaurs. What if dinosaurs had not died out? what if whole colonies of the prehistoric beasts had survived on a remote island off the coast of South America? This adventure in the best-selling ’Ology series offers young dinosaur lovers a tantalizing taste of what that would be like.
The year is 1907, and young adventurer Raleigh Rimes is on an expedition to South America with real-life explorer Percy Fawcett. There he discovers the unimaginable: living dinosaurs roaming the rain forest! presented as a journal detailing their extraordinary and hairraising encounters with the amazing beasts — fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex, along with such novelties as a sample of dinosaur skin, a pouch of ground stegosaurus horn, armored triceratops, and other species — Dinosaurology is filled with flaps and booklets offering dinosaur lore, predatory velociraptors, pack-hunting allosauruses, and more.
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Oceanology: The True Account of the Voyage of the Nautilus OlogiesCandlewick - Candlewick Press MA. Jules verne? find this brave young man’s own account in the lavishly illustrated Oceanology, and luminous sea monsters; underwater volcanoes, giant octopi, a tale of an 1866 voyage of discovery that investigates diving bells and shipwrecks; coral reefs and ice canyons; sharks, and even the legendary island of Atlantis.
Follow the fascinating journey of Captain Nemo and explore the ocean’s wonders, both real and imagined. Or are they?what if a sixteen-year-old assistant traveled aboard the storied Nautilus, the narwhal-shaped submarine of 20, 000 Leagues Under the Sea? And what if he were the sole survivor of the ill-fated voyage and went on to relay his adventures to a certain.
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Illusionology OlogiesCandlewick - Candlewick Press MA. Master the classic cups-and-ball illusion! mesmerize your friends with mindreading card tricks! along with sundry flaps and booklets, readers will find props for their own sleight of hand, including:— A magical “dematerializer”— A set of trick playing cards— A pair of “disappearing spot” paddles— A “levitating” card! Candlewick Press MA.
Candlewick Press MA. Can you trust your eyes? this discovery in the ‘ology series amazes and thrills as the closely guarded secrets of the illusionologists are revealed!Do you wonder how Harry Houdini performed his amazing escapes? Are you burning to learn the art of making a beautiful woman appear to levitate? Look closely, for the secrets of the world's most famous magicians and illusionists — from the ancient Egyptians through the early twentieth century “Handcuff King” himself — are contained within! More than a fascinating history of magic through the ages, Illusionology is an indispensable guide unveiling step-by-step instructions for more than twenty-five astonishing feats.
Pirateology: The Pirate Hunter's Companion OlogiesCandlewick 9780763631437 - Prepare for a mesmerizing tale of the golden age of piracy — from storm-tossed sailing ships to tantalizing treasure islands, from pirates' flags and fashions to their wily weapons and wicked ways. Aar! hoist the sails for a lavish new discovery filled with treasures — a magnificent resource for pirate lovers everywhere.
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. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. An extraordinary find for pirateologists, here is a true and complete companion for the dedicated pirate hunter.
Pirateology: The Pirate Hunter's Companion Ologies - Pirateology's special treasures include: - a stunning cover bearing a working compass and glittering gems- treasure map with a missing piece — for the canny reader to find- multiple flaps, and booklets harboring codes and clues- intricate drawings of ships' interiors- a packet of gold dust- a pocket sundial- a cache of pirate letters, charts, maps, pieces of eight — and a jewel as a final reward Candlewick Press MA.
Candlewick Press MA. Within these covers is the fascinating eighteenth-century journal of Captain William Lubber, an earnest soul who sailed the seas in search of the vicious female pirate Arabella Drummond.
Wizardology: The Book of the Secrets of Merlin OlogiesCandlewick 9780763628956 - Lavishly illustrated by four delicate artists, wizardOLOGY's intricate design even conceals a series of hidden symbols that spell out a secret message when their code is deciphered — if the reader is clever enough to find them. Candlewick Press MA. 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.
Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Among wizardology's special features are:-a glittering crystal ball-like jewel on the front cover - a world map showing locations of wizards around the globe- tactile samples of a "fairy flag" with one wish remaining and a phoenix feather to aid in flying charms- booklets explaining the proper use of spells, familiars, and potions- a removable dragon pendant allowing the user to dowse for mythical beasts- a pack of eight removable fortune-tellling cards- a 48-page mini book of divination on the final spread Candlewick Press MA.
Wizardology: The Book of the Secrets of Merlin Ologies - 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. Candlewick Press MA.
Mythology The Gods, Heroes, and Monsters of Ancient Greece OlogiesCandlewick - Candlewick Press MA. Now, for lovers of greek myths and those just discovering their timeless power, this fascinating volume is faithfully reproduced with all its Romantic ambience, clever wit and novelty features intact. Candlewick Press MA. In the true romantic spirit, a gold obolos coin to pay the ferryman on the river styx, a pop-up pandora’s box with hope still inside, foldouts, an oak-leaf oracle of Zeus, a piece of the Golden Fleece, a booklet retelling the tale of Odysseus, Lady Hestia’s book was not only lavishly illustrated but also boasted many paper crafts and novelties, including a card game featuring the twelve Olympians, and many more flaps, and other surprises.
Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. The nobleman added his own witty comments and drawings along the way, but seems to have wished for something odd at the Delphic oracle: as the book nears its end, it slowly begins to turn. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. To gold. Presenting the newest discovery in the series with the Midas touch — a mythical exploration fit for the gods.
Mythology The Gods, Heroes, and Monsters of Ancient Greece Ologies - 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.
Spyology: The Complete Book of Spycraft OlogiesCandlewick - If they are clever enough to unravel them all, a great reward awaits!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/28/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. 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, aka "agent k, and british spy Spencer Blake, " 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 new recruits.
Spyology: The Complete Book of Spycraft Ologies - Once they've primed themselves on the essentials of spy craft, keen-eyed readers will discover that Agent K has been setting them challenges and clues to decipher all along. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA.
Monsterology: The Complete Book of Monstrous BeastsCandlewick - Candlewick Press MA. Ernest drake turns his inquisitive gaze from dragons to other so-called mythical creatures. Included are:* a removable letter from Dr. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. 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. Drake* multiple foldouts, " including sea serpent skin and a feather from a winged horse* sundry booklets — including riddles to tell a sphinx* a cabinet of curiosities containing yeti fur, a hippogriff feather, flaps, and moreFor anyone who has ever wondered whether legendary beasts still wander among us, and pull-outs* textured "samples, this lush look at an astounding array of creatures offers everything a true believer would want to know.
Egyptology: Search for the Tomb of OsirisCandlewick - Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Here are just a few of egyptology's special features:— an extravagantly gilded cover, and rules— a souvenir booklet showing how to read simple hieroglyphs— a scrap of textured "mummy cloth"— a facsimile of the gilded mummy mask of King Tut— a gilded eye-of-Horus amulet with a "jewel" at the endRich with information about life in ancient Egypt and peppered with Miss Sands's lively narration, original-style dice, pieces, EGYPTOLOGY concludes with a letter from the former Keeper of Antiquities at the British Museum, explaining which parts of this unique tale may be accepted as fact, which are guided by legend, featuring a raised Horus hawk pendant with three encrusted gems— a playable game of Senet — ancient Egyptian checkers — including board, and which reflect the author's delightful sense of fancy.
Candlewick Press MA. 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, four years after the discovery of King Tut's tomb, who in 1926, led an expedition up the Nile in search of the tomb of the god Osiris.
Egyptology: Search for the Tomb of Osiris - Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Alas, miss sands and crew soon vanished into the desert, never to be seen again.
Vampireology: The True History of the Fallen Ones OlogiesCandlewick FBA-|284733 - Candlewick Press MA. Explore if you dare the true history of the Fallen Ones — and follow the fate of a 1920s investigator lured by a beauty with violet eyes. Long before the term vampire was born, blood-drinking demons were banished to Earth by Michael’s host of Angels, long before Bram Stoker fictionalized this being’s ways, or so the Bible describes.
Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Candlewick Press MA. Among the phenomena explored are:* vampires’ genealogical origins, protecting oneself, and range* myths about the making of vampires* secrets of vampires’ powers and shape-shifting skills* tips for spotting vampires, attributes, and fighting back* case studies of famous vampires — and vampire hunters — through history* a shocking overview of vampires "living" among us Candlewick Press MA.
Vampireology: The True History of the Fallen Ones Ologies - Interspersed are booklets, flaps, and letters between a young paranormal researcher who discovered the book in the 1920s and an oddly alluring woman who seeks his help. Candlewick Press MA. This rich, written in 1900, mesmerizing resource, sheds light on what happened hence to the three vampire bloodlines — especially the tortured souls known as the Belial.