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The griffin and the dinosaur : how Adrienne Mayor discovered a fascinating link between myth and science / Marc Aronson with Adrienne Mayor ; illustrated by Chris Muller.

Aronson, Marc, (author.). Mayor, Adrienne, 1946- (author.). Müller, Chris, (illustrator.). National Geographic Society (U.S.) (Added Author).
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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781426311086 (trade hc)
  • ISBN: 1426311087 (trade hc)
  • ISBN: 9781426311093
  • ISBN: 1426311095
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prairie girl -- The sound of heat -- Sketching griffins -- The cyclops and the griffin pup -- Nomads and gold -- The secret of the flaming cliffs -- Battlefield of the gods -- Stories, stories, everywhere.
Summary, etc.:
Traces research scientist Adrienne Mayor's explorations in Greece and the Gobi Desert for the origins of the mythical griffin, relating the story of the ancient Scythians and the griffins that were said to have guarded their treasure.
Target Audience Note:
1140 Lexile.
Subject: Mayor, Adrienne, 1946- > Juvenile literature.
Mayor, Adrienne, 1946-
Griffins > Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Scythian > Juvenile literature.
Animals, Fossil > Juvenile literature.
Dinosaurs > Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Scythian.
Prehistoric animals.

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