Publisher description for Fantasy encyclopedia / Judy Allen.

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With a foreword by the award-winning fantasy author Jonathan Stroud, and
illustration by some of the world"s best illustrators including John Howe, the
Fantasy Encyclopedia is a spectacular one-stop guide to the creatures and people of folklore and fantasy. From goblins and fairies to dragons and Dracula, this encyclopedia covers them all with sparkling, readable text and stunning illustrations. Discover how the magic of stories throughout the centuries has kept these creatures alive in traditions and cultures around the world. Using a highly visual approach, featuring more than 400 photographs and illustrations, this book will introduce readers to each fantasy character within its habitat and genre. Cross-reference boxes direct readers to popular books and movies starring these fantastical creatures. This is a must-have for any fantasy enthusiast!

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fairies -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Animals, Mythical -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.