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The Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns

Sarah Laskow Sam Beck



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13 August 2019
Children's & Educational; Children's & young adult: general non-fiction; History & the past: general interest (Children's&YA)
From cuddly pool floats to rainbow-colored toast toppings, unicorns--the darlings of Instagram--have never been more exciting or more popular.

Are unicorns real? Their popularity and enduring role in human culture certainly is. How can you win a fight against a unicorn? Why do some unicorns have wings? Why are unicorns often pictured with rainbows? Get answers to these questions and more in this fun look at unicorns throughout history. This four-color, fully illustrated book provides everything you always wanted to know about the myths, science, and history that surround the unicorn, a creature that has grown even more popular in the twenty-first century. With its stylish design and fresh, captivating illustrations, The Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns will appeal to readers--children and adults alike--who can't get enough of the world's most elusive animal.
By:   Sarah Laskow
Illustrated by:   Sam Beck
Imprint:   Penguin
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 208mm,  Width: 185mm,  Spine: 12mm
Weight:   330g
ISBN:   9781524792732
ISBN 10:   152479273X
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   13 August 2019
Recommended Age:   From 8 to 12 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Sarah Laskow is a reporter, writer, and Online Senior Science Editor for The Atlantic based in New York City. Sam Beck is an illustrator and cartoonist living in Toronto, Canada.

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