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For Unicorn Lovers Only

For Unicorn Lovers Only

History, Mythology, Facts, and More

Penelope Gwynne; illustrated by Katie O'Neill

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Readers of all ages can learn all about the magnificent unicorns of the past and the charismatic creatures of today with this beautifully illustrated treasure trove of unicorn lore and history from Penelope Gwynne and Katie O'Neill.

Unicorns have changed a lot through the ages, but some things have stayed the same: They’re still magical and mysterious, elusive and entertaining. And they’re still the most fascinating mythical beasts in the world.

Vibrantly illustrated by Eisner Award winner Katie O'Neill, For Unicorn Lovers Only tells fans everything they need to know about unicorns of yesterday and today—when and where the legends came from, how unicorns have influenced pop culture, and much more.

Find new ways to express your unicornimania through crafts, clothes, and activities, and experience unicorn magic through retellings of legends and history with this unique combination of fact and fiction.

History of Unicorns

How long have there been unicorns? Possibly as long as there have been humans to tell stories about them.

In Dordogne, France, some of the world’s oldest cave paintings are preserved at Lascaux....

Praise for For Unicorn Lovers Only

Praise for Katie O'Neill and The Tea Dreagon Society:

Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Kids
Winner of the 2018 Eisner Award for Best Webcomic

"A manga-flavored fairy tale just the right length to pair with a cup of tea." —Hope Larson, author of A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel

"Undeniably whimsical and extremely cute." —Kirkus Reviews

"A gentle fantasy perfect for introducing young readers to graphic novels." —Booklist


Reviews from Goodreads

Penelope Gwynne; illustrated by Katie O'Neill

Penelope Gwynne believes that the secret to finding unicorns in the wild is to first get in touch with the unicorn within. A leading expert in unicorn husbandry and tracking, she also works as a children’s book editor and writer. When she’s not travelling the world in search of magical beasts, she makes her home in New York’s Hudson River Valley.

Katie O'Neill is a self-taught writer and illustrator based in New Zealand. She's interested in nature and all kinds of creatures, mindfulness and finding joy in everyday life. Her graphic novels for children, which include The Tea Dragon Society, have won Eisner, Harvey, and Dwayne McDuffie awards, and have been featured on the ALA Rainbow List.

Penelope Gwynne

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