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Author Allen, Judy.
Title Unexplained / Judy Allen.
Pub Info Boston : Kingfisher, 2006.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 001.94 All     DUE 02-09-23
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 144 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
"An encyclopedia of curious phenomena, strange superstitions, and ancient mysteries"--Cover.
Contents Haunted houses -- Haunted castles -- Battlefield ghosts -- Ghosts on the road -- Ghosts at sea -- Sixth sense -- Psychic detectives -- Dreams and premonitions -- Mind and matter -- Levitation -- Superstitions & symbols: Fear of numbers -- The potency of colors -- The significance of salt -- Wood, mirrors, and iron -- Jewels of fate and fortune -- The power of names and talismans -- Curses and jinxes -- Birds of ill omen -- Symbolic animals -- The lore of cats -- The magic of trees & flowers -- Feng shui -- Natural phenomena: Fire and light -- Sound and movement -- Frog showers and fish falls -- Celestial cycles -- Statues and stone -- Strange creatures: Water monsters (Loch Ness Monster) -- Land monsters (Bigfoot / Sasquatch) -- Alien cats -- Disappearances: Bermuda Triangle -- Missing at sea -- Missing on land -- Missing from the air -- Ancient mysteries: King Arthur and the Holy Grail -- Standing stones and spheres -- Stonehenge and Avebury -- Wonders of the south -- Ancient Egyptian creations -- Atlantis -- Shangri-la and El Dorado -- The hollow of the earth -- The hunt for treasures -- Cures, signs, and skills -- Itchy feet and weather lore -- Instincts -- Lines in the landscape -- Labyrinths and mazes -- Crop circles -- UFOs and foo fighters -- Roswell and the men in black -- Life on other planets -- List of phenomena by area.
Summary Addresses such topics as ghosts, psychic phenomena, superstitions, mysterious natural phenomena, alleged monsters, disappearances, secrets and mysteries of ancient history, and possible extraterrestrials. A combination of absorbing fact-filled text and stunning visuals in an investigation of mysteries that continue to baffle, tantalize, and spark endless debate.
Subject Parapsychology -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Curiosities and wonders -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Parapsychology -- Encyclopedias.
Curiosities and wonders -- Encyclopedias.
Genre Encyclopedias.
ISBN 9780753459508
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