The Atlas of Monsters

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One day a collection of very old maps in found in a dusty library. They show w here in the w orld monsters from mythology and folklore can be found. According to the notes left w ith them they w ere made by Cornelius W alters, an intrepid explorer from the 15th century. But did W alters really make these elaborate maps, or is it all a hoax? The librarian w ho discovered them is not certain ... and w hat are the strange messages in a cryptic code that W alters records in his ship's log? Inside this w onderous atlas are trolls and dragons, minotaurs and krackens, goblins and giants ... and there is a puzzle to solve. Stuart Hill's spectacular illustrations evoke the beauty of a medieval map, but w ith a contemporary tw ist.