Publishers Weekly - Publisher's WeeklyThis collection of poems celebrates mythological creatures of all shapes, sizes and origins. "To their world Carle brings his own unique vision," said PW, "creating beings that shimmer with vitality in bright, bold colors." Ages 5-up. (Feb.)
Children's Literature - Jan LiebermanEric Carle's lavishly illustrated Dragons, Dragons could be the basis of a whole year's curriculum designed to introduce children to Dragons and Other Creatures That Never Were. Compiler Laura Whipple provides an excellent introduction to the importance of these fabulous beasts who "are a magical part of our human heritage:" Cerberus, "the three-necked hound," the plumed-serpent God Quetzalcoatl, Anansi, the spider, and the other creations of poets and visionaries from many cultures. 1996 (orig.
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