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Author Aronson, Marc, author.
Title 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.
Pub Info Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2014]
book jacket
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Descript 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Audience 1140L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.4 1 1 167504
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
Contents 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 Traces the research scientist co-author'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.
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.
Genre Mythology, Scythian.
Add Author Mayor, Adrienne, 1946- author.
Müller, Chris, illustrator.
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Alt Title Griffin & the dinosaur
ISBN 9781426311086
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