“Undeniably illuminating” (Kirkus Reviews), Magical Creatures and Mythical Beasts by New York Times bestselling author Emily Hawkins and Professor Mortimer is a fantastical picture book featuring a flashlight to reveal magical creatures—illustrated by award-winning artist Victo Ngai—that enables readers to become immersed in a world of mythology.
Discover the fantastical creatures that inhabit famous historical landmarks around the world using the UV flashlight included with the book. Shine the light on 20 real-life locations to reveal a unicorn galloping along a rainbow in the Black Forest of Germany, come face-to-face with Bigfoot in Yosemite National Park, and watch a Pegasus soar over the Parthenon in Greece.
With more than 50 mythical beasts from around the world, this collection is perfect for any fantasy fan or history lover!
About the Author
Leading mythology expert Professor Mortimer in the words of Emily Hawkins, a writer and editor of children's books for all ages. Emily wrote the New York Times bestseller Oceanology, as well as several other titles in the Ology series, which has sold over 16 million copies worldwide. She holds a first-class English degree from Nottingham University, and now lives in Winchester with her young family.