Magical Unicorn Society: A Brief History of Unicorns
by Selwyn E. Phipps
The Magical Unicorn Society has released from its top-secret case files an entire book full of tales of unicorn encounters from throughout world history.
From the story of the 17th-century sailors rescued from pirates by Water Moon unicorns to the mystery about the girls who believed they’d discovered a Woodland Flower unicorn in modern-day Central Park, this book shares some of the most amazing stories of humanity’s experiences alongside these magical creatures.
Brought to life by vivid and enchanting artwork throughout, A Brief History of Unicorns is an essential companion to The Magical Unicorn Society Official Handbook. A truly magical must-have for unicorn enthusiasts of all ages!
The unicorn is a legendary creature that has been described since antiquity as a beast with a single large, pointed, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. In European folklore, the unicorn is often depicted as a white horse-like or goat-like animal with a long horn and cloven hooves (sometimes a goat’s beard). In the Middle Ages and Renaissance, it was commonly described as an extremely wild woodland creature, a symbol of purity and grace, which could be captured only by a virgin. In the encyclopedias, its horn was said to have the power to render poisoned water potable and to heal sickness. In medieval and Renaissance times, the tusk of the narwhal was sometimes sold as unicorn horn. Wikipedia
About the Author
Selwyn E. Phipps is the President of the Magical Unicorn Society. After years of traveling the world in search of rare and beautiful unicorns, now he is sharing what he’s learned about these magical creatures. He’s based in London, the center of unicorn lore and learning.