As with all the books of Graeme Base, the illustrations are fantastic.
As with all the books of Graeme Base, the illustrations are fantastic. I bought "Discovery of Dragons" for my two little girls who loved "Animalia" and "Eleventh Hour. My girls are two and four and the only problem with "Dragons" is that the text is a little long on each page. However we spend a lot of time with this book discussing the images and I think it's an effective learning tool in that regard (having the girls describe the dragons is an effective way to promote sentence construction).
You'll find good humor and great illustrations in "The Discovery of Dragons," and more importantly, your young people will find something to wonder about.
The Discovery of Dragons book. Expanding on a dozen illustrations from his calendar Dragons Draaks & Beasties, Base fabricates a trio of correspondents?a Viking, a Chinese silk trader and With tongue planted firmly in cheek, Base (Animalia) poses as the Victorian scientist Rowland W. Greasebeam, . c. to serve up this compendium of dragon lore and sheer inventive nonsense.
A Victorian scientist, . Greasebeam, presents the original correspondence of early explorers who encountered some of the world's most fearsome dragons.
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Graeme Rowland Base (born 6 April 1958) is an author and artist of picture books. He is perhaps best known for his second book, Animalia published in 1986, and third book The Eleventh Hour which was released in 1989. He was born in Amersham, England, but moved to Australia with his family at the age of eight and has lived there ever since.
com: The Discovery of Dragons: 32 pp, glossy blu-gilt-wht boards & dj w/color illustrated front and rear panels, gilt illustrated endpapers. Illustrator: Base, Graeme. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. The author recounts the discovery of some of the world's most fearsome dragons. There is the discover of European Dragons: Great Snow Dragon, Emerald Draong, Welsh Red Dragon, and St. George Dragon. There is also the discover of Asiatic Dragons & Tropical Dragons.
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Grab the book nearest to you, turn to page 18, and find line 4. "Their trail was clear in the overnight snow- I guessed them about five in number- and I followed after them, day and night, until I reached the gate of the Great Temple. That's from The Discovery of Dragons by Graeme Base. D 2. Stretch your left arm out as far as you can. My arm goes to about the middle of my room. How sad is that?) 3. What is the last thing you watched on TV? The second season of Arrested Development on DVD. 4. Without looking, guess what time it is: 9:29 5. Now look at the clock