Summary: "A treasury of astonishing mythic marvels-and the surprising truths behind them. Adrienne Mayor is renowned for exploring the borders of history, science, archaeology, anthropology, and popular knowledge to find historical realities and scientific insights-glimmering, long-buried nuggets of truth-embedded in myth, legends, and folklore. Combing through ancient texts and obscure sources, she has...
Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2022
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Summary: This compelling, mind-blowing book of lists about the wonderful world of animals is un-put-down-able! Filled with details on topics from the most shudder-inducing bugs and the most popular breeds of cat to which animals can't fart and how to escape from dangerous forest animals, this will be a must-have book in every child's collection!
Publisher / Publication Date: Kingfisher 2020