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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.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2014]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Non-Fiction  J 398.24 Aro    ---  Available
Description 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm
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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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index.
Subject Griffins -- Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Scythian -- Juvenile literature.
Animals, Fossil -- Juvenile literature.
Dinosaurs -- Juvenile literature.
Mayor, Adrienne, 1946- -- Juvenile literature.
Mythology, Scythian.
Animals, Fossil.
Mayor, Adrienne, 1946-
Added Author Mayor, Adrienne, 1946- author.
Müller, Chris, illustrator.
National Geographic Society (U.S.).
Added Title Griffin & the dinosaur
ISBN 9781426311086

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