A Guide to Wizards Of The World by Dugald Steer
  

A Guide to Wizards Of The World

Written by Dugald Steer

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What a great way to discover the lore of wizards from the four corners of the Earth, from the knowledge of ancient European masters to the wisdom of mysterious Arabian sages, with the redoubtable Merlin as your guide. You can even test your wizardological skills using some apprentice cards.

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A Guide to Wizards Of The World by Dugald Steer

Wizardology is a follow up to Templar’s outstanding novelty book, Dragonology. An apparently aged tome full of novelties of all kinds, including a talisman concealed in a secret pocket, a magical mirror, flaps, letters, and textures (including a bit of a real flying carpet), this book contains the instructions Merlin wrote for his own apprentice. In true tongue-in-cheek style, it gives information on the ancient brotherhood of wizards around the world, and on all the different magical arts which they practise, from magical transformations, through to conjurations, potions, charms and spells.

About the Author

Dugald Steer

Dugald A. Steer was born in 1965 and lives in Surrey. His love of books and reading led him to study English Literature and Philosophy at Bristol University where he was an avid contributor to the Poetry Society Magazine. After stints working for Friends of the Earth and the Duchy of Lancaster Office, Dugald trained to teach English and spent the next five years in Spain, living in Galicia and Andalucia, writing in his spare time.

Dugald Steer now works as a freelance author for Templar Publishing, for whom he worked as an inhouse writer and editor for ten years. He has written a large number of books, including Mythical Mazes, Scary Fairies, An Accidental Christmas, Just One More Story and The Night Tiger among others. He has also made contributions to many of Templar’s best known series’, including Maurice Pledger’s Peek and Find series, and Derek Matthews’ highly successful Happy Snappy® series, for which he has written many books. He has edited many other books, has created Picture This... and Alphabet with Alison Jay and has also written The Toys’ Easter Surprise and the Little Mouse series. Dugald has wrote the handbook How to Be a Knight which he recently followed up with How to be an Explorer. Dugald Steer is the author of the hugely successful Ology™ series that includes Dragonology™ and Monsterology™ (writing as Dr. Ernest Drake), Egyptology (as Emily Sands), Wizardology™ (as the wizard Merlin!), Pirateology™ (as Capt. William Lubber) and Mythology (as Lady Hestia Evans), as well as the Ology™ handbooks, model packs, field guides and the Dragonology™ Pocket Adventures. After the success of The Dragon’s Eye, Dug is working on the forthcoming second novel in The Dragonology™ Chronicles – The Dragon Diary, as well as the top-secret seventh title in the Ology series!

‘In the library with Dugald Steer’ - quick fire questions and answers from the author of the Ology books

The Hobbit, by JRR Tollkien

The [insert the name of your diet plan here] plan diet

An Instance of the Fingerpost, by Iain Pears

Far too long a list. For modern children’s writers, try Jaqueline Wilson, Philip Pullman, Daniel Handler, Jonathan Storud, Michael Morpurgo, Anthony Horowitz, Karl Hiaasen, Marcus Sedgwick and that nice Potter lady

Vanity Fair, by William Makepeace Thackeray

The Thousand Nights and a Night, by Unknown

Three authors: Michael Moorcock, JRR Tolkien, CS Lewis

In the morning

Merlin, from Thomas Mallory’s Le Morte d’Arthur

Sir Francis Bacon aka William Shakespeare

Honorificabilitudinitatibus

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Hardback

Author

Dugald Steer
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Author's Website

www.ologyworld.com

Publisher

Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st January 2007

ISBN

9781840115727

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