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Dragonology Limited Edition (September 2013)
Dugald Steer, illustrated by Douglas Carrel, Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson
 

Lavish limited edition of the best-selling Ology title.

Dragonology: Collector's Edition celebrates ten years since the long-lost research of renowned nineteenth century dragonologist Dr. Ernest Drake was presented in all its eccentric glory. Lavishly bound in a suede-like material with decorative metal corners and a sturdy clasp to hold the secrets within, this limited edition is the perfect gift for a true dragonologist to keep and treasure for a lifetime.

ISBN 9781848776975 |  hardback   |  £19.99
32pp  |  300x254mm

 
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Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology View the press release

 
Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology
A J Wood
 

This lavish volume from the pen of eminent dragonologist Dr. Ernest Drake is the definitive guide to the world of dragonology. Containing the complete collected wisdom of Dr. Drake on all matters dragonological, this truly is a must-have book for all aspiring dragonologists.

It is the very first book in the UK to use state-of-the-art augmented reality technology. This will allow readers to see a moving 3-D image of a dragon come to life from the pages of their book. See how it works here.

The book contains a drawing of a European dragon on a specific page. By downloading plug-in software and holding the page up to an active webcam, readers can see the 3-D image materialise on the page. Watch it come to life in amazing colour, see the dragon awaken and hear it roar, all directly on their own computer screen. The reader will then have the unique ability to inspect the 3-D dragon from a variety of perspectives.

ISBN 978 1 84011 644 1 |  hardback   |  £14.99
192pp + ends  |  265 x 235mm  |  head and tail bands  |  red imitation cloth cover with gold foil and debossing  |  full-colour tip-on panel on front cover
 
 
 

Varmints

 
Dragonology
Dugald Steer, illustrated by Douglas Carrel, Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson
 

The ultimate book of dragons; purporting to be the last remaining copy of a nineteenth-century dragon-keeper’s manual, it combines dragon folklore with whimsical and imaginative fantasy. Detailed illustrations of dragons, spells in secret pockets and a wealth of tips, anecdotes and information make this a comprehensive introduction to the study of the habits and ways of dragons.

"Picture-book sized, it is a striking object with detailed line drawings and beautiful colour pictures, in Wayne Anderson's distinctive style. … It is a book to pour over and savour for its painstaking details and its jokes." Sunday Times

ISBN 978 1 84011 644 1 |  hardback   |  £17.99
192pp + ends  |  265 x 235mm  |  head and tail bands  |  red imitation cloth cover with gold foil and debossing  |  full-colour tip-on panel on front cover

 
 
 

The Dragon Diary: Dragonology Chronicles Volume 2

 
The Frost Dragon
Dugald Steer, illustrated by Douglas Carrel
 
This species guide pack includes a stunning, ready-to-make frost dragon mobile. The companion book takes the reader on a freezing journey across the icy extremes of the North and South Poles, following the migration of the elegant frost dragon. Discover its incredible habits and cleve methods of survival.
ISBN 9781840115840  |  softback   |  £9.99
24pp  |  case: 307 x 261mm  |  book: 300 x 250mm  |  spot UV varnish and silver foil on case
includes complete dragon mobile kit – silver foil on mobile
 

 

 

Dr Drake's Collector's Library

 
Dr Drake's Collector's Library
Dugald Steer, illustrated by Douglas Carrel, Helen Ward, Wayne Anderson and Tomislav Tomic
 
To celebrate the publication of the sixth title in the groundbreaking Ology series, this slipcase presents both Monsterology and Dragonology - the trailblazing first title in the series.
ISBN 9781840113648  |  slipcased set  |  £29.99
each book: 32pp  |  slipcase: 320 x 265mm, books: 300 x 254mm  |  die-cut windows to both sides of slipcase  |  see individual titles for further information
 

 

 

The Dragon Diary: Dragonology Chronicles Volume 2

 
The Dragon Diary: Dragonology Chronicles Volume 2
Dugald Steer, featuring black and white plates by Douglas Carrel
 
Following the acclaimed first novel comes the second instalment of the adventure in which Daniel and Beatrice continue their secret and dangerous dragonological studies; Dr Drake searched for dragonological treasures and visits old friends in India and China; Alexandra Gorynytchka's wicked plans are laid bare; dragons the world over are in terrible danger of extinction; and Ignatious Crook plots a horrible revenge.
ISBN 9781840115284  |  hardback   |  £9.99
320pp  |  197 x 130mm  |  silver and blue foil and spot UV varnish on cover
 

 

 

The Dragon's Eye: Dragonology Chronicles Volume 1

 
The Dragon's Eye: Dragonology Chronicles Volume 1
Dugald Steer, featuring black and white plates by Douglas Carrel
 
After the worldwide success of Dragonology (4 million copies) comes The Dragon's Eye, the first in a series of four unmissable Dragonology Chronicles written by Dugald Steer.

In 1892, when their parents are unacountably detained in India, Beatrice and Daniel Cook go to stay with Dr Ernest Drake. There they begin to learn dragonology but soon a series of events plunges them into an adventure involving Dr Drake's arch-enemy Ignatius Crook, who has determined that he alone shall become Dragon Master and head of the Secret and Ancient Society of Dragonologists. The hunt for the Dragon's Eye is on!

“Moves along at great pace … a good dose of adventure.”
Books for Keeps

“A solid, entertaining mix of fact and fancy – will appeal to anyone who ever hoped that dragons might be real.”
School Librarian

ISBN 978 1 84011 533 8  |  hardback   |  £7.99
288pp  |  197 x 130mm  |  head and tail bands  |  red and silver foil and spot UV varnish on cover
ISBN 978 1 84011 792 9  |  softback  |  £5.99

 

 

 

Tracking & Taming Dragons: special edition with dragon mobile

 
A Field Guide to Dragons
Dugald Steer, illustrated by Douglas Carrel.
 

A must-have reference guide for any keen dragonologist. Features details on over 25 dragon species, with information on their geographical location, habitat, eating habits and identifying features. Includes 12 – count them, 12! – easy-to-assemble mini-models.

ISBN 978 1 84011 797 4  |  £19.99  |  40pp  |  271 x 232mm  |  concealed wiro binding
cover with two jewels  |  12 envelopes containing full-colour dragon mini-models
20 small flaps and four large flaps.
 

 

 

Tracking & Taming Dragons: special edition with dragon mobile

 
Tracking & Taming Dragons: special edition with dragon mobile
Dugald Steer, illustrated by Douglas Carrel.
 

The pack contains a guide to Western Dragons with essential information for budding Dragonologists about habitats, tracking techniques, a section on recording information about your dragon and dragon husbandry!

Each pack contains a fantastic foil-embellished mobile of a Western Dragon with flapping wings, perfect for hanging in your room for more dragon adventures. It’s easily assembled from high quality board.

ISBN 978 1 84011 579 6   |  softback   |  £9.99
24pp   |  case: 307 x 261mm; book: 300 x 250mm   |  cover features silver foil   |  mobile features gold foil   |  includes complete dragon mobile kit.
 

 

 

Working with Dragons - a Course in Dragonology

 
Working with Dragons - a Course in Dragonology
Dugald Steer, illustrated by Douglas Carrel, Helen Ward and Wayne Anderson
 

Learn more about the ways of dragons and test your skills as an amateur dragonologist with Dr. Drake’s practical workbook.

ISBN 978 1 84011 523 9   |  hardback   |  £9.99
ISBN 978 1 84011 568 0   |  softback   |  £9.99
80pp + 4pp stickers   |  210 x 180mm   |  concealed wiro-binding   |  cover has 2 jewels, hot foil stamping, spot UV varnish   |  heavy paper stock  |  3 envelopes, 4 sticker sheets and dragonologist’s certificate.
 

 

 

Working with Dragons - a Course in Dragonology

 
Dragonology Pocket Adventures
Dugald Steer, illustrated by Douglas Carrell, Nicholas Lenn and Helen Ward
 


These thrilling pocket-sized multiple choice adventures cast the reader as a member of the Secret and Ancient Society of Dragonologists who has been given an important mission by Dr. Ernest Drake. The future of dragons depends on your successfully completing the adventure – take foolish decisions at your own peril!

Individual titles: £4.99 each  |  Slipcased set: £19.99
hardback  |  40pp  |  100 x 100mm  |  cover features jewel, matt lamination, hot foil and spot UV varnish.
 

 

 

A Dragonologist's Writing Kit

 
A Dragonologist's Writing Kit
 

Thematic, ornate stationery, including stickers, writing paper, and envelopes, as well as simple instructions to master the art of ancient dragon script.

Both entertaining and hands-on, this kit makes for a perfect Christmas present for children aged 8 - 12.

ISBN 978 1 84011 589 5  |  £6.99   |  wallet plus 16 sheets notepaper, 16 envelopes, 2 sheets stickers and 6 postcards  |  238 x 305mm (wallet)  |  wafer seal and sticker seal.
 

 

 

A Dragonologist's Writing Kit

 
Beginners' Guides
Dugald Steer, illustrated by Douglas Carrel
 

These 40-page guides by the redoubtable Dr. Ernest Drake provide answers to all of the questions young dragonologists raise, and each one is a comprehensive guide to a particular aspect of working with dragons.

Bringing Up Baby Dragons: 978 1 84011 710 3
Tracking and Taming Wild Dragons: 978 1 84011 715 8

Both books: £5.99  |  40pp  |  180 x 120mm  |  padded hardback
foil on cover  | 4 sticker sheets