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Legends: Beasts and Monsters

Legends

Kingfisher

Gorgons, Banshees, Dragons, Spinxes, Sea Monsters-where would a hero be without a monster to conquor? This collection pulls together the badddest beasts in story and song along with fast-moving action, plenty of fighting, and a good dose of grusome gore. The moody graphics add just the right punch of drama. From the Dragon who fought Saint George, to the Sphinx's Riddle, Medusa' magnificent hair, the epic heroism of Perseus' many battles and more, this is the ultimate tour of mythology's fantastic beasts.

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The Riddle of the Sphinx
‘What creature has four legs in the morning,
two legs in the afternoon and three legs in
the evening?’
This was almost certainly the first riddle
ever invented. It was told by a ghastly creature
that had arrived one day outside the city
of Thebes in Ancient Greece. The creature
was called the Sphinx and it had the head of
a woman, the body of a lion, the wings of an
eagle and the tail of a snake. There was only
one road to Thebes and you could not get
into the city without passing the creature.
And you could not pass the

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  • Anthony Horowitz is a prolific writer for film, theatre and television, but he is best loved for his brilliant children's stories, which include the internationally best-selling series about teenage MI6 agent Alex Rider. He lives in London and has two teenage sons.   
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