With legendary magical beasts making the leap from page to the silver screen, this beautifully illustrated guide to fantastical creatures is the perfect gateway into their mysterious world . . .Step into the enchanted, cinematic world of dragons, werewolves, mermaids, and dozens of other creatures in this spellbinding, fully illustrated guide to magical beasts. And prepare to see magical beasts from around the world in a brand new way! Discover why the phoenix sings an enchanting song, how to tame a unicorn, the best way to defeat a basilisk, and much more, in full color illustrations so vivid that each creature seems as though it's leaping off of a movie screen. This book is a must-have on every aspiring magical beast expert's journey to immersing themselves in this thrilling new world.
Simon Holland has been writing and editing non-fiction books of all colors, shapes, subjects and sizes, for children and adults, for more than seventeen years. His background is in medieval literature and history, but he has become passionate about the communication of science, nature and technology-related subjects. As a writer, Simon has a penchant for anything fantastic, philosophical, puzzling, paranormal and peculiar.