Myths Across the Map
They're called drakon in Greek, azhdaha in Persian, kelekona in Hawaiian, and have names in numerous other cultures as well. They're dragons. Many cultures even agree on what the giant serpents look like, though they may differ on whether these mythical creatures are benevolent or evil. This ultra-compelling volume takes readers on a tour of world cultures and dragon lore. Sometimes, this folklore is entwined with actual historical events, such as a Roman general's supposed encounter with a water-spewing dragon on a march to Africa. Breathtaking images and fascinating fact boxes contribute to this extremely high-interest text.