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ISBN-10: 1989104002

ISBN-13: 9781989104002

in terms of folklore and mythology, what springs to brain are locations like Greece, Romania, England and different ecu international locations, with their tales and pictures of Gorgons and Cyclopes, Vampires, Dragons and Faeries... yet what approximately Canada?

Canada has a deep and sundry folkloric history established upon the legends, myths and tales of the various local countries who lived in Canada first, that have been equipped upon by means of every one successive wave of immigrants from world wide. The French introduced stories of flying canoes, the satan, and little goblins who took horses out for joyrides; the Germans gave us conjure medical professionals; the Italians the elements controlling folletti; the Russians the family sprites referred to as domivye...

For greater than 20 years, beginner folklorist Todd H. C. Fischer has researched thousands of creatures, monsters, unusual locales, heroes and spirits from all throughout Canada. That learn gave upward thrust to the 1st variation of his Canadian Bestiary. Now he returns with this revised an increased moment version, that includes dozens of recent entries, an advent through Canada’s “Mr. secret” John Robert Colombo, indices and over fifty images and illustrations. This entire quantity is a smart springboard into the worlds of either folklore and cryptozoography and is a necessary addition to collections on both subject.

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