The Atlas of Monsters

Author(s): Sandra Lawrence; Stuart Hill (Illustrator)

Fairy and Traditional Tales

One day a collection of very old maps in found in a dusty library. They show w here in the w orld monsters from mythology and folklore can be found. According to the notes left w ith them they w ere made by Cornelius W alters, an intrepid explorer from the 15th century. But did W alters really make these elaborate maps, or is it all a hoax? The librarian w ho discovered them is not certain ... and w hat are the strange messages in a cryptic code that W alters records in his ship's log? Inside this w onderous atlas are trolls and dragons, minotaurs and krackens, goblins and giants ... and there is a puzzle to solve. Stuart Hill's spectacular illustrations evoke the beauty of a medieval map, but w ith a contemporary tw ist.


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A wondrous atlas showing where in the world dreadful dragons and terrible trolls can be found.

Sandra Lawrence (Author) Sandra Lawrence is an author and journalist from London. She is the author of two history books for age 9-12: Grisly History: Death and Destruction and Grisly History: Trials and Treachery, for Weldon Owen. Sandra has written for all the broadsheets and regularly contributes features to the Daily and Sunday Telegraph. She has also written for magazines, including Marie Claire and Country Life.Stuart Hill (Illustrator) Stuart Hill is an illustrator and designer from Lincolnshire, England. He studied illustration at the University of Lincoln. His clients include Life and Style magazine, Proctor & Clarke and Autoweek magazine. He is especially interested in printed textures, hand-lettering and map illustration.

General Fields

  • : 9781783706969
  • : Kings Road Publishing
  • : Big Picture Press
  • : 0.855
  • : September 2017
  • : 340mm X 270mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sandra Lawrence; Stuart Hill (Illustrator)
  • : Hardback
  • : 00
  • : Stuart Hill
  • : English
  • : 001.9440223
  • : 64