Dragons & Other Rare Creatures is a series of guide books, playing cards and other related products, created by author/illustrator Jessica Cathryn Feinberg.

The main part of the series is comprised of 6x9 inch field guides (available in hardcover or paperback). There are currently SIXTEEN field guides released with more planned, plus three small pocket guides.

The series has been entirely funded via Kickstarter backers and is available in the Artlair.com Store and on Amazon.com


Meet a Dragon-Cow, Dragon-Chicken, Flamingo-Unicorn and other amazing hybrid creatures in this 130 fully illustrated field guide.

This book features over 70 creatures including dragons hybrid with bees, cows, rabbits, platypuses, and even unicorns! Many hybrids from mythology and folklore are included too such as the Gorgon, Cockatrice, Manticore, Chimera, Kotobuki, and Snallygaster. And there are some truly strange hybrids like the exotic Flamincorn (Flamingo+Unicorn) and Pink Dragoodle (Dragon+Poodle).

NEW! Released May 2019!


Three hundred pages all about dragons and many other creatures including mermaids, household faeries, and even ghosts! Full color illustrations by artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg make this book both a useful field guide and beautiful art book.

Released: November 2018


Dessert Dragons invites you into the world of dragons (and other creatures) who love sweets! This book features full color watercolor paintings and information about each sugar-crazed creature! Full of sweet nonsense Dessert Dragons is fun for all ages. WARNING: May cause cravings for ice cream and other desserts!

Released: September 2017


A 200 page, fully illustrated color guide to dragon watching! The Dragon Watcher's Handbook is packed full of information for beginners and experienced dragon watchers! The book features the many environments where one can go dragon watching including arctic, deep sea, underground, air, and urban locations. Topics covered include equipment, safety precautions, identification, and even excerpts from dragon watcher's journals.

Released: June 2017


Meet the Faeries of the Forest: Dryads, Pixies, Trolls, Moss Folk, Giants and more! Brought to life in a full color guide book. Includes detailed information and drawings on each creature, plus a section on divination and meditation!

Released: March 2017


Twelve Birthstone Dragons are covered in detail with lots of illustrations (including close up portraits, baby dragons, and even their eggs). Each birthstone also has a page of meaning and lore. Features full color paintings and detailed ink drawings by artist/author Jessica Cathryn Feinberg.

Released: October 2016


A field guide to strange creatures found in libraries, bookstores, knocking over your ink, chewing your paper and more! Full of highly detailed illustrations by writer/artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg. Includes Dragons, Goblins, Paper & Ink Elementals, Faerie Libraries and more!

Released: July 2016


A field guide to spirit creatures including Spirit Dragons, Bone Dragons, Ghost Dragons, Ghouls, Ghosts, Liches, and much more! Full of highly detailed illustrations by writer/artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg.

Released: April 2016


A field guide to ice creatures including Ice Dragons, Snow Dragons, Frost Dragons, Ice Faeries, Trolls, Goblins, Flying Reindeer, and much more! Full of highly detailed illustrations by writer/artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg.

Released: January 2016


A pocket guide to identifying exotic, rare and fantasical eggs from such creatures as dragons, phoenixes, and griffins! Each egg has a picture as well as information about the egg size, clutch size, incubation time, and where they may be found. A must for dragon lovers!

Released: November 2015


A pocket sized guide to indentifying the feathers of dragons, griffins, phoexies and much more. Fully illsustrated with information on each feather and scale including the size, type, and other properties.

Released: November 2015


A field guide to air creatures including Dragons, Griffins, Faeries, Flying Monkeys, Flying Pigs, and much more! Full of highly detailed illustrations by writer/artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg.

Released: October 2015


A field guide to metal creatures including Metal, Clockwork, and Steam Powered Dragons! Steampunk Mermaids! Clockwork cats, dogs, rabbits, frogs, pandas and much more! Full of highly detailed illustrations and text by author & illustrator Jessica Cathryn Feinberg.

Released: September 2015


Want to learn about goblins? This illustrated pocket guide will help you learn about common goblins, knockers, kobold, hobgoblins, trow and much more! You can read about goblin sports, magic, mathematics, cooking, cheese making, and so forth. A very wacky and fun book for gamers, parents, and kids.

Released: May 2015


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    A field guide to earth creatures including Dragons, Unicorns, Elves, Dryads, Gnomes, Dwarves, Werewolves and much more! Full of highly detailed illustrations by writer/artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg.

    Released: May 2015


    Have you ever found a strange egg you were not able to identify? You may have found a dragon egg! What to do now? Don't worry! This 100 page fully illustrated guide book is all about the identification, care, and feeding of baby dragon. It will help you to understand what type of dragon egg you have found, how to feed different types of hatchlings, and, most importantly, how to care for them in a way that is safe for both you and the dragon in question (so they do not burn down your house!).

    Released: January 2015


    A field guide to fire creatures including Dragons, Phoenixes, Nymphs, Fire Cats, Fire Giants, Nightmares and much more! Full of highly detailed illustrations by writer/artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg.

    Released: November 2014


    A field guide to water creatures including Dragons, Mermaids, Nymphs, Kelpies, Selkies, Grinylow, Krakens and much more! Full of highly detailed illustrations by writer/artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg.

    Released: September 2014


    A fully illustrated field guide with over 200 dragons! Dragons are organized by size from smallest to largest and lovingly painted/drawn by artist Jessica Cathryn Feinberg. Learn about each dragon including their habitat and behavior! A must for dragon watchers, fantasy fans, art book collectors etc! Safe for the whole family to enjoy!

    Released: November 2013


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