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The Making of Monsters (Kids)

Learn all about monsters! Who and what they are, and where they come from.

Make a pet monster your way! by Elsie Olson

"If you could construct a pet monster, what would it be? A dog with two heads? A rabbit with spider legs? Learn how to get inspired, problem-solve, and collaborate with others as they create their pet monster"--Publisher marketing

Loch Ness monster by Laura K Murray

"A high-interest inquiry into the possible existence of Scotland's water-dwelling Loch Ness Monster, emphasizing reported sightings and stories as well as scientific investigations"--

The big book of monsters : the creepiest creatures from classic literature by Hal Johnson

Profiles twenty-five monsters from mythology, folklore, and literature, from Medusa the gorgon and Polyphemus the cyclops to Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, and the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow.

The Loch Ness monster by Erin Peabody

"This new nonfiction series looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, mythbusting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In The Loch Ness Monster, readers learn about all the sightings and "proof" of it, from the famous photograph to the huge "footprints" found by the Loch (both hoaxes!). It also discusses other history about the monster, such as how Nessie became a major figure in popular culture, and other mythical beings that came from Scotland. Complete with engaging anecdotes, interesting sidebars, and fantastic illustrations, kids won't want to put this book down!"--

Investigating Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, and other cryptids by Heather Moore Niver

Explores the lore surrounding alleged animals, including such cryptids as Sasquatch, the Loch Ness Monster, and mermaids

The Loch Ness monster by Jacqueline Laks Gorman

An introduction to the creature known as the Loch Ness monster, describing efforts to identify and document this phenomenon

Monster and creepy-crawly jokes, riddles, and games by Rachel Eagen

Presents information about different kinds of riddles and wordplay and offers examples of monster-themed jokes, tongue twisters, and humorous definitions

Beastly tales : Yeti, Bigfoot, and the Loch Ness Monster by Malcolm Yorke

An account of famous monsters including the one at Loch Ness in Scotland, the Yeti or Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas, and Bigfoot or Sasquatch of Canada and the Pacific Northwest.

What is the story of Frankenstein? by Sheila Keenan

Discusses the horror icon Frankenstein, from its origins in literature by Mary Shelley to its pervasiveness in films, television, and popular culture.

Bigfoot by Erin Peabody

"This new nonfiction series looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, mythbusting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Bigfoot, readerslearn about all the sightings and "proof" of it, from the famous photograph and video to footprints and other evidence. It also discusses additional history about the monster, such as how Bigfoot became a major figure in popular culture, and how other versions of the creature (such as the Yeti) have been seen around the world. Complete with engaging anecdotes, interesting sidebars, and fantastic illustrations, kids won't want to put this book down!"--

Dragons! by Steven Roberts

Discusses the tale of the Lindworm of Klagenfurt, a medieval story about a dragon that terrorized the Austrian town of Klagenfurt until it was killed by four men

Bigfoot by Stephen Krensky

Mary who wrote Frankenstein by Linda Bailey

Chronicles the life of the teenaged author who created the iconic book "Frankenstein."

Mary Shelley by Ma Isabel (María Isabel) Sánchez Vegara

What is the story of Dracula? by Michael Burgan

"From appearances in films and animated features to interpretations as a Muppet and breakfast cereal mascot, Dracula has been the inspiration for many other fictional vampires and is now an established figure in pop culture. Created by Bram Stoker in his1897 Gothic horror novel, Count Dracula is a nobleman who uses his powers as a vampire to dominate his victims. Even though Dracula didn't succeed in the novel, the fictional character has lived on to dominate the real world as one of its most popular supernatural villains. Author Michael Burgan explores Dracula's mysterious origins in the historical figures who might have shaped the character, as well as the films and actors that cemented Dracula's place in cinematic history"--

Dracula by Fiona Macdonald

"One of the greatest horror stories of all time is vividly and faithfully retold in graphic novel format."--p.4 of cover

Does the yeti exist? by Nick Hunter

Bigfoot : and other strange beasts by Rob Shone

In graphic novel format, presents three stories involving yeti, Bigfoot, and yeren, also known as wild men of China

The secret Saturdays : the official cryptid field guide by Dennis R Shealy

Chupacabra by Roland Smith

Searching faraway world regions for Grace, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless grandfather who has also stolen two dinosaur hatchlings, Marty and his cryptozoologist uncle, Travis Wolfe, are distracted by a sighting of an elusive blood-drinking cryptid.

Mystery club : Wild Werewolves / Mummy Mischief by Davide Calì

In "Wild Werewolves," the Mystery Club set off on a citywide search for a werewolf; and in "Mummy Mischief," the Mystery Club investigates if a mummy sighting in the subway station is connected to the new exhibit at the British Museum.

Are ghosts real? by Patrick Perish

"Presents famous ghost stories and briefly examines the claims, ultimately stating there is no hard proof of ghosts"--

I'm undead and hungry! : meet a zombie by Shannon Knudsen

Describes what zombies look like, where they come from, what they eat, what zombies in other countries are like, and the best thing about being a zombie

Origami monsters by Catherine Ard

Provides detailed directions for folding five paper monsters, including a ghost, vampire, and cyclops eye.

How to draw scary monsters and other mythical creatures by Fiona Gowen

Presents step-by-step instructions for drawing monsters, from vampires to Frankenstein.
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