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DS game of the book arrives this week in PAL parts and next week in the States.

Wednesday 4th November/... Discover a hidden world of dragons on Nintendo DS™ in Dragonology, releasing on November 5th across PAL territories, November 6th in the UK and shipping on November 10th in North America.

Dragonology is the officially licensed video game based on Templar Publishing's best selling book 'Dragonology: The Complete Book of Dragons', which purports to be the last remaining copy of a 19th century dragon-keeper's manual. It features a unique mix of dragon fantasy and folklore and has sold in excess of 6 million copies, becoming a favourite amongst children worldwide. A new video showcasing Dragonology's gameplay is now available from

Dragonology, the video game, will bring the book's magical world of dragons to life in an absorbing and exciting interactive adventure for younger gamers. Embarking on a journey to become a Master of Dragonology, players learn ancient dragon tracking techniques and travel to exotic locations to study, protect and preserve these dangerous and secretive creatures. To help conserve these fearsome beasts, players can train, fly and play with their very own dragon before releasing it back into the wild.

To find the dragons in their natural habitat, players must learn to mix potions and create contraptions as they travel from the icy wastes of Antarctica to the plains of Africa. Players build up their very own Dragonological Encyclopaedia with information collected on their adventures and study curiosities including dragon claws, scales and teeth. Through 16 exciting mini-games, gamers can play with and fly their own rescued European Dragon while discovering 5 other rare species of dragon, including the Frost, Asian Lung and Mexican Ampithere.

The enchanting world of dragons comes to Nintendo DS on November 5th across PAL territories, November 6th in the UK and November 10th in North America. Fly over to for the new Dragonology video, screens and information.

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Templar is an award-winning publisher of high quality children's books. Its series of 'Ology' books have become a worldwide publishing phenomenon selling over 14 million copies. Templar won the first ever Richard and Judy Children's book award in 2006 with Calm Down, Boris (Sam Lloyd). Templar developed and launched the Amazing Baby brand in 2003 to great acclaim. Its list also includes: Simon Bartram whose book Bob Man on the Moon won the Blue Peter Children's Book of the Year, Helen Ward, Maurice Pledger, Derek Matthews and Ross Collins. For more information visit: Templar Company PLC, The Granary, North Street, Dorking, Surrey RH4 IDN.


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