Exhaustively researched and impeccably scientific, yet written with a lively lack of earnestness, Oh, Yuck! Over 400 entries, engagingly written and organized by type of entity, make this a complete source of information and a visual feast. Reviewed in the United States on June 8, 2020. Need help? Twenty years ago (give or take a few years) I paid my friend a visit at his university, and spent a morning leafing through his own personal copy of the book, looking again at the entries on gremlins and vampires, Frankenstein and his monster, werewolves and witches, King Arthur and Camelot, and those islands visited by the likes of Lemuel Gulliver and Sindbad the Sailor. Somehow the beings and places from Gulliver's Travels or Moby Dick seem out of place and would fit in better in their own encyclopedia. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate 2011-11-30 21:02:16 Boxid IA146517 Boxid_2 Chapter 3 : Things of Wonderland. First Sentence "We of the Cosmos are eternally different and yet eternally the same." Reviewed in the United States on April 27, 2020. For a beloved book with over 4 stars here on GR, I found this so lackluster! the information given is said simply that a child can understand with pictures to keep a child in amazement and answers sometimes are only a paraggragh long but thats all that was needed to explain a myth. For the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THINGS photography series I collaborate with individuals in their home environments. Internet of Things (IoT) includes home appliances, door locks, doorbells, thermostats, lighting, sleep monitors, security cameras, fitness bands, as well as sensors for traffic monitoring. I have seen this book recommended in countless witchy books, and yet it is full of witch=female=evil and wizard=male=good assumptions. This is great to have when dealing with kids whether in a camp, classroom, after school or birthday party. Veuillez renouveler votre requête plus tard. This book offers entertainment for the whole family! Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. without a whole lot of technical mumbo jumbo with names and regferences of this personor that person getting in the wabeing read ay of thers being read about. Il analyse également les commentaires pour vérifier leur fiabilité. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I have always loved mythology, cryptozoology and folklore so this book is an absolute favorite. 2 people found this helpful. Apart from the condition of the book, I am happy with it. Abatwa -- Adekagagwaa -- Amazons -- Annwn -- Arachne -- Artemis -- Barbegazi -- Basilisk -- Beanstalk -- Bendith Y Mamau -- Bhogavati -- Brownies -- Boggarts -- Bogies, bogey-men, bogles, bogey-beasts -- Black Dog -- Bokwus -- Cats -- Centaurs -- Chenoo -- Cluricans -- Da duku -- Dama dagenda -- Dogs -- Dwarfs -- Doppelganger -- Echo -- Elder trees, our lady of the -- Elves -- Fairies -- Fauns -- Fomorians -- Gin seng -- Gnomes -- Goblin -- Gorgons -- Grain gods & guardians -- Green Man -- Gremlins -- Hell -- House gods & house spirits -- Jigoku -- Kabigat -- Kilyakai -- Kisin -- Knockers or knackers -- Kobolds -- Leprechauns -- Leshy -- Malekin -- Mandrake -- Manes -- Manes -- Manticore -- Mimis -- Minotaur -- Mopaditis -- Nagumwasuck -- Nymphs -- Ohdows -- Pan -- Pixies, piskies -- Puck, pooka -- Ratwife -- Red cap -- Reynard the fox -- Robin Goodfellow -- Salamander -- Satan -- Satyrs -- Scapegoats -- Sphinx -- Talking trees -- Traveller’s friends -- Tree geese -- Trolls -- Uldra -- Unicorn -- Upas tree -- Ure -- Wandjinas -- Wendigo -- Will O’ the wisp -- Yakkus -- Yeti -- Zaltys --. Beautiful, inspiring book! This book consists mainly of short articles describing various imaginary creatures and places from the folklore of cultures around the world. Michael Fitzgerald Page (AM) (born 2 February 1922) is a British-born Australian writer, editor, advertising executive, world war two veteran and merchant sailor. The mythologies addressed here were mostly Eurocentric and ignorant when addressing the mythologies of non-European peoples. To do so would have meant a multi-volume encyclopedia that would have filled a large library by itself. For the price, I expected better quality. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book is awesome. Great illustrated book of myths and legends that readers can dive into and be amazed. -- Drums -- Flying carpets -- Flying Objects, Saucers, etc. Dreams come true here--the World of Fantasy! SOLVED. I got my book today, which is several days (in fact a week or more) ahead of schedule and the book is in even better shape than I had hoped for. Sélectionnez la section dans laquelle vous souhaitez faire votre recherche. Viking Penguin, Inc.; 1st Edition (January 5, 1987). There are also some lesser known beings and places. I got this book when I was in sixth grade and it has been one of my best loved since then. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. It is an encyclopedia of the things that never existed, so if you are a curious person, like sci-fi or have a great imagination and enjoy stories, myths and stuff like that you will definitely enjoy having this book. Helpful. is an ants to zits encyclopedic compendium covering people, animals, insects, plants, foods, and more. © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. ou ses filiales. I read this book in middle school, wrote an essay about it, but I used to check this book out regularly until I left the school and years later, I found an original edition of the same one I read in middle school. Table of Contents. All around a fascinating book with amazing research into things that don't actually exist. This one is not even worth checking out from the library. Everything from Odin to Moby Dick. A wonderful collection of the stories we've told ourselves and each other for centuries. Pour calculer l'évaluation globale en nombre d'étoiles et la répartition en pourcentage par étoile, nous n'utilisons pas une moyenne simple. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. This was so disappointing. What bothers me is that even though most of these imaginary things are from folklore and legends there are also some imaginary things from literature among them. Many of us grew up with this book. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. For the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THINGS photography series I collaborate with individuals in their home environments. Reviewed in the United States on October 23, 2017. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Trouver tous les livres, en savoir plus sur l'auteur. Can you add one? I define a book, people fanatically obsessed with categorzing mythology and folklore. Veuillez réessayer. Besides having all kinds of intriguing and fascinating entries (Valkyries? ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THINGS, 2014-2019, Photography series. This book is a must for mythology enthusiasts. If the criterion was that the literary work be a recognized classic there was still a lot of classics left out. 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Aeaea or Aiaia -- Apes, mountain of -- Atlantis -- Avalon -- Balnibarbi -- Blefuscu -- Brobdingnag -- Camelot -- Celestial city -- Centre Earth -- Cockayne -- Delectable mountains -- Delightful havens -- El Dorado -- Elephant graveyards -- Fiddler’s Green -- Fountain of youth -- Glubdrubdrib -- Houyhnhnms, island of -- Hyperborea -- Hy Brasil -- Island of the mighty -- Island of despair -- Joyous garde -- King Solomon’s Mines -- Kor -- Lilliput -- Luggnag -- Lyonnesse -- Lotos land -- Monastery of the mountains -- Old man of the sea’s island -- Prester John’s country -- Prospero’s island -- Quivera -- River, the -- Rock candy mountain, the great -- Rollingstone the paper city -- Sleepy Hollow -- St. Petersburg, Missouri -- Toad hall -- Treasure Island -- Utopia -- Valhalla -- Vanity -- Vineland -- White cat’s castle -- Wonderland -- Woodman’s hall -- Xanadu -- Yalding towers -- Ysbadden’s castle -- Zenda.