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Templar Publishing’s Ology books are a worldwide publishing phenomenon with over 16 million copies now published in 20 different languages. Each new book taps into the current zeitgeist for young readers, achieving new heights of imagination and quality of content, design and production that others can only follow.

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‘Stunningly produced, the Ology books provide an exciting, narrative exploration of real – and not so real - subjects. Every page of every book is crammed full of fascinating facts told in interesting and different ways. Open flaps, lift out facsimile documents, read stories, learn new alphabets, follow new myths – all of this is possible in these remarkable books which provide hours of endless fun for readers as well as providing a genuine source of information’ – Julia Eccleshare

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'Templar's Ology books are one of the recent delights of children's publishing. These are truly sumptuous tomes...' - The Guardian

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The series has won numerous awards in the UK and abroad including the Stora Enso Design and Production Award and was shortlisted for the Nibbies Children’s Book of the Year. The books are written by Dugald Steer, a former editor at Templar Publishing and designed by Ngheim Ta and a team of some of the best illustrators working today.

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The book that started it all –Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons was an immediate success when it was first published in 2003. It has sold nearly 3 million copies worldwide and there are a wide range of Dragonology toys and games as well as a full-length adventure novel. This book was followed by Egyptology, Wizardology, Pirateology and Mythology, along with numerous spin-off books, toys and games. 2008 will see see two exciting new Ology books: Monsterology and a seventh and top secret Ology title to be published in November 2008.

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The Ologyworld website (www.ologyworld.com) now has over 25,000 members who receive newsletters and regular updates about the brand. The site includes a secret members’ room, activity sheets, games, competitions, downloads, movies and much more.

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Complementing these incredible books is an exciting range of board games, card games, action figures, plush toys, consturction kits and calendars, all featuring your favourite Ology characters. And, coming soon, an exciting series of Ology computers games on Nintendo Wii and DS. For a comprehensive list of Ology merchandise, please visit www.ologyworld.com.

 



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Alienology
Alienology
Dugald A. Steer
A feast of invention is jam-packed into the latest in the best-selling ‘ology’ series. More fanciful than most, Alienology creates an enormous gallery of different kinds of aliens, extra terrestrials and space visitors investing them with enough substance to make...
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2010
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The Dragonology Chronicles (Vol II): The Dragon's Diary
The Dragonology Chronicles (Vol II): The Dragon's Diary
Dugald Steer
The dragonological adventure continues in this eagerly-awaited second instalment of The Dragonology Chronicles.  An illness has spread among the dragons and Daniel and Beatrice must deliver a strange book to Dr. Drake so that the cure that lies therein can...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2010
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Vampireology
Vampireology
Nick Holt
Tapping into the current zeitgeist of all things vampire the subject is tackled with originality and flair. It's a terrific book that will be pored over by younger children in the family who are too young to read the plethora of...
Featured in: 11+ readers | 9+ readers | Books of the Month
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/04/2010
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Oceanology: The True Account of the Voyage of the Nautilus
Oceanology: The True Account of the Voyage of the Nautilus
Emily Hawkins and A. J. Wood
A stunning exploration of the fascinating world of the oceans unfolds in the brilliantly creative pages of Oceanology. Purporting to be the true account of the journey of an explorer in 1863, every aspect of the incredible watery worlds is...
Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2009
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The Dragonology Chronicles (Vol II): The Dragon's Diary
The Dragonology Chronicles (Vol II): The Dragon's Diary
Dugald Steer
The dragonological adventure continues in this eagerly-awaited second instalment of The Dragonology Chronicles.  An illness has spread among the dragons and Daniel and Beatrice must deliver a strange book to Dr. Drake so that the cure that lies therein can...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2009
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Spyology
Spyology
Dugald Steer
Spying is a natural for an ‘ology’ approach. The story of Spencer Blake, a British spy working with Russian and American partners to track down a criminal gang, is a gripping one. The mission it covers involves travelling from Scotland...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Books of the Month
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/11/2008
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Pirateology Handbook
Pirateology Handbook
Dugald Steer
Packed full of hardy seafaring wisdom you’ll progress through the ranks from cabin boy to pirate captain with suggestions for how to spend your off-watch hours on board a pirate ship as told by the pirate of all pirates, captain...
Featured in: 11+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2007
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Pirateology
Pirateology
Dugald Steer
Stunningly produced, Pirateology is a treasure trove of information, packed with everything you could want to know about pirates. It’s definitely an adventure not to be missed. Every page of the book is crammed...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2006
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The Apprentice's Handbook: A Course in Wizardology
The Apprentice's Handbook: A Course in Wizardology
Dugald Steer
Become a young wizard apprentice and learn much magical and mythical lore, read legends associated with Merlin, your teacher and with other famous wizards. Twenty four lessons within the covers will give you hours of entertainment and magical learning. Why...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Spiral Bound - Released: 11/09/2006
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A Guide to Wizards Of The World
A Guide to Wizards Of The World
Dugald Steer
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...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2007
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Wonders of Egypt: A Course in Egyptology
Wonders of Egypt: A Course in Egyptology
Dugald Steer
A jewel of a book , covering everything a child could want to know about Ancient Egypt with a host of fun activities and stickers to keep the readers spellbound.
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2007
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Egyptology
Egyptology
Dugald Steer
Egyptology is a fascinating guide to Ancient Egypt providing an exciting, narrative exploration of real – and not so real - subjects. Every page is crammed full of fascinating facts told in interesting and different ways. Open flaps, lift out...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2004
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Tracking And Taming Dragons
Tracking And Taming Dragons
Dugald Steer
This dragon pack is a collector’s delight and will give all budding dragonologists all the knowledge they need to get out on the trail of their favourite beasts from catching, tracking and taming techniques to dragon habitats. It also comes...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2006
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Working With Dragons
Working With Dragons
Dugald Steer
This is an absolutely brilliant follow-up to the hugely inspirational Dragonology. It’s a great way to learn more about the ways of dragons and test your skills as an amateur dragonologist. Much more than a book, it’s a total experience...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2005
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Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons
Dugald Steer
Dragonology was the start of the worldwide Ology phenomenon and has spawned many a book both about dragons but also pirates, Egypt, wizards, mythology and now monsters. Why not take a look at other dragonology titles such as...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2003
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Field Guide To Dragons
Field Guide To Dragons
Dugald Steer
This is a must-have reference guide for any keen Dragonologist. It’s a book that will provide hours of pleasure and entertainment between parent and child as the evenings draw in. Templar is a small publisher with big ideas and this addition to their...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2007
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Wizardology
Wizardology
Dugald Steer
Much, much more than a book, this is an unforgettable experience in everything anyone could possibly dream up about wizards and their world. Inventive in every dimension from the basic idea of being ‘a true account of wizards, their ways...
Featured in: 11+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2005
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Monsterology
Monsterology
Dugald Steer
This book reveals the study of those supposedly mythical beasts that inhabit our world, from manticores and unicorns to gryphons, centaurs and sea serpents. With an array of gems, booklets and interactive activity together with wonderful stories this is a...
Featured in: 7+ readers | 9+ readers | Books of the Month
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2008
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Mythology
Mythology
Dugald Steer
Enormous in its scope and in the wealth of information it offers, Mythology is a treasure trove of fact and fiction which, taken together, brings the mythology of Ancient Greece powerfully to life. Open flaps to reveal fascinating snippets of...
Featured in: 9+ readers
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2007
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