The Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns
The Very Short, Entirely True History of Unicorns

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.

Book Details


  • Nonfiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12

The history of unicorns is a book that describes the evolution of the mythical creature that started about 2300 years ago. The book traverses through the creation of the fictional character of unicorn, how it takes a life of its own through adaptation of the character by various authors around the world, and how it eventually manifests into people thinking they sighted a unicorn. The book continues to build upon how the story of unicorns eventually made it to different parts of the world including its influence in holy books such as The Bible and Mahabharata.

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