"This book will be a coveted resource for mythology buffs who loved Ernest Drake's Dragonology."
"This menagerie will provide a rousing, if somewhat more narrowly focused, alternative to Jonathan Hunt's Bestiary, as well as a springboard for young imaginations."
"Baynes captures the worldview of medieval illuminists in handsome illustrations reflecting her distinctive expressions of form and movement. Eye-catching and engaging."
Horn Book Magazine
"A fascinating glimpse of how our illiterate ancestors accumulated and thought about information and misinformation. . . . Bayne's agile calligraphic line, swirling compositions, and lustrous colors nicely recall their medieval forebears."