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A Dignity of Dragons - Jacqueline K. Ogburn, Nicoletta Ceccoli
A Dignity of Dragons
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Jacqueline K. Ogburn, Nicoletta Ceccoli (Illustrator),Library Binding, English-language edition,Pub by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Jacqueline K. Ogburn, Nicoletta Ceccoli (Illustrator),Library Binding, English-language edition,Pub by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780618862542 (0618862544)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
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A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it
4.0 A Dignity of Dragons
There is absolutely no story in this book and, much like in A Gaggle of Geese and a Clutter of Cats, it somehow works. The illustrations are at once beautiful and slightly off-putting at the same time, but, in this case, it works because these are fantastic and/or fearsome fairytale beasts that are ...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
2.0
Disappointing. While Ogburn clearly love mythology and fairy tales, I once again was left with the feeling that she doesn't quite get them. The Lady and the Lion, which is more of an adaptation of existing tales, worked a lot better but still seemed a touch off somehow. Here, where she is making up ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
Pure, dead brilliant! I'm the kind of language-loving geek who loves works of venery such as An Exaltation of Larks: The Ultimate Edition, so I was admiring the terms she chose for her collective nouns. But, also, I like that each spread groups similar mythological beings from different cultures. ...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
A great pick for lovers of myth and lovers of language. This book is a magical field guide of sorts that gives the collective nouns for some of our favorite groups of magical/mythical creatures. A very nice concept I must say. Don't expect a great deal of text - although there is a good glossary ...
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