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- DescriptionCould Griffins have been real? When Adrienne Mayor carefully read the ancient Greek and Roman descriptions, this mythic hybrid of a lion and an eagle sounded like something people had actually seen. What could explain that evidence?
- Author BiographyADRIENNE MAYOR is an independent folklorist/historian of science who investigates natural knowledge contained in pre-scientific myths and oral traditions. The Poison King is Mayor's latest book, and won top honors (Gold Medal) for Biography, Independent Publishers' Book Award 2010. It is a 2009 National Book Award Finalist. The History Channel's Ancient Monster Hunters is based on Mayor's first book. Co-author MARC ARONSON is an award-winning author and editor who earned his doctorate in American History at NYU. A prolific author, a blogger for SLJ, and an innovative thinker on children's book subjects, Marc brings deep knowledge of how kids relate to information.
- Author(s)Adrienne Mayor,Marc Aronson
- PublisherNational Geographic Kids
- Date of Publication08/04/2014
- GenreChildren's General Non-Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2014
- ImprintNational Geographic Kids
- Weight490 g
- Width251 mm
- Height292 mm
- Spine10 mm
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