Dragonology

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Dragonology is a young adult book series about dragons, written in a non-fictional style.[1] The series contains information on dragons, including information about how to befriend and protect them as well as an alphabet of the dragon language, ancient runes, and replica samples of Dragon scales. The series later expanded to include figures and models, a strategic board game, card game, and a video game for the 3DS. Books in the series are credited to fictional authors such as Dr. Ernest Drake, a member of the Secret and Ancient Society of Dragonologists and the author of the series' first book, Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons.

The series first launched in 2003 the United States and Canada by Candlewick Press and in the United Kingdom by Templar Publishing.[2] The publishers would eventually publish books with similar themes on the topics of wizardry, Egyptology, pirates, and monsters.[3]

In 2012 Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman announced that they intended to produce a film adaptation of the books.[4]

Products[edit]

The products are published in the United States and Canada by Candlewick Press and in the United Kingdom by Templar Publishing. The releases in the series include:

Books[edit]

  • Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons by Dr. Ernest Drake, editor Dugald A. Steer, ISBN 1-84011-503-3[5]
  • The Dragonology Handbook - a Practical Course in Dragons' by Dr. Ernest Drake, editor Dugald A. Steer, ISBN 1-84011-523-8[6]
  • The Dragonology Chronicles: The Dragon's Eye by Dugald Steer, ISBN 1-84011-533-5[7]
  • Dragonology Pocket Adventures Collection:
  • The Northern Frost Dragon
  • The Dragon Dance
  • The Winged Serpent
  • Dragonology, Bringing up Baby Dragons
  • The Complete Works of Dragonology
  • Dragonology The Frost Dragon
  • Dragonology Field Guide to Dragons
  • Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology[8][9]
  • The Field Guide to Dragonology

Book-sets[edit]

  • Dragonology: Obscure Spells and Charms of Dragon Origin
  • Dragonology: Tracking and Taming Dragons
  • Dragonology: Field Guide to Dragons
  • Dragonology: Code Writing Kit
  • Dragonology: Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology

Sets, Games, and Toys[edit]

  • Dragonology: The Board Game
  • Dragonology: Hatch (cards)
  • Series 1 Dragon Toys
  • Series 2 Dragon Toys
  • Miniature Dragon Toys
  • Dragonology: Dragon 'Build your own' models
  • Dragonology: The Complete Book Of Dragons
  • Dragonology (3DS, 2010)[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Discovering Dragonology". Wired. May 12, 2008. Retrieved 2016-07-27. 
  2. ^ "Templar Launches UK's First Augmented Reality Book". Pediatrics Week. September 26, 2009. Retrieved July 27, 2016 – via Highbeam.com. 
  3. ^ "Dragonology and Egyptology". The Washington Post (subscription required). January 16, 2005. Retrieved July 27, 2016 – via Highbeam.com. 
  4. ^ "Dragonology – A Movie About The Study Of Dragons By The Guys Who Brought Us Star Trek". The Mary Sue. Retrieved 2016-07-27. 
  5. ^ "Dr. Ernest Drake's Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons. (review)". Booklist. Retrieved July 27, 2016. 
  6. ^ Berman, Matt. "Dr. Ernest Drake's Dragonology Handbook : a practical course in dragons - Book Review". Commonsensemedia. Retrieved 2016-07-27. 
  7. ^ Spisak, April (2007). "Dragonology Chronicles Volume One: The Dragon's Eye (review)". Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. 60 (6): 268. 
  8. ^ Trujillo, Antonio (2010). "Steer, Dugald A., Editor: Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology. (Book review)". The Horn Book Guide. 21 (1): 130. 
  9. ^ "Drake's Comprehensive Compendium of Dragonology (review)". School Library Journal. Bookverdict.com. April 1, 2010. Retrieved 2016-07-27. 
  10. ^ Thomas, By Lucas M. "Dragonology Review". IGN. Retrieved 2016-07-27. 

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