For hundreds of years, the British bureaucracy of Myth Management has maintained the delicate balance between the human and mythological worlds – a thin tweed line between civilisation and chaos. Today, Emily Peasbridge – lanky, bookish and accident-prone – begins her academy apprenticeship at their HQ. Here, she must administer creatures of myth and legend, match wits with ancient gods, and battle institutionalised sexism – ably assisted by her new best friend Izzy, the dashing and mysterious Administrator Champ, and Rudy, the seven-foot Shoggyhund. But when an old enemy rises, it’s up to the academy's newest recruits to help them face their greatest challenge...
2. Lots of mythical creatures