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Cryptids and Mythical Creatures (Kids)

Do you know a child who is fascinated by dragons, yeti, the Loch Ness Monster or unicorns? These books are sure to delight!

The Loch Ness monster by Marty Erickson

"In the depths of Loch Ness, legends say there lives a mysterious, massive creature. The Loch Ness Monster has captured people's imaginations for centuries, prompting people all over the world to come to Scotland for a chance at seeing the beast. Readerswill enjoy learning about the history and behavior of the legendary creature, along with its presence in popular culture"--

Loch Ness monster by Alicia Salazar

"Look carefully! A dark shadow moves through the lapping lake water. It's the Loch Ness Monster! This shy serpent hides away from humans and treats lake dwellers with kindness. Ever wondered about Nessie's diet and other habits? Does the lake monster havecompanions? Wonder no more! Striking illustrations and matter-of-fact text take you on an underwater journey to learn all about the Loch Ness Monster"--

Can you net the Loch Ness Monster? : an interactive monster hunt by Brandon Terrell

The narrator is a dedicated monster enthusiast, and the reader must help the narrator to decide whether to persue the Loch Ness monster, known as Nessie, or one of the other lake monsters reported in places like Lake Champlain in upstate New York, and theCongo.

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!"--

Curious about bigfoot by Gillia M Olson

"Questions and answers about Bigfoot encourage inquiry-based learning for curious early elementary readers. Topics include appearance, behavior, and finding proof. A Stay Curious! feature models research skills and doubles as a mini media literacy lesson. Includes simple infographics, glossary and index"--

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

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!"--

Bigfoot by Laura K Murray

"A high-interest inquiry into the possible existence of North America's forest-dwelling Bigfoot, emphasizing reported sightings and seekers as well as footprint analyses"--

Bigfoot by Stephen Krensky

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.

Does the yeti exist? by Nick Hunter

Can you track down Bigfoot? : an interactive monster hunt by Brandon Terrell

In this plot-your-own story book, the reader who wants to be a monster hunter follows the clues to find Bigfoot, or a Yeti, or the Florida Skunk Ape.

Cryptids by Kenny Abdo

This title focuses on cryptids like Bigfoot, Yeti, and the Loch Ness Monster while giving information related to their origins, theories, and place in popular culture. It offers photographs, simple text, glossary, and an index

Cryptozoology : could unexplained creatures be real? by Megan Borgert-Spaniol

Cryptid creatures : a field guide by Kelly Milner Halls

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

Tales of the cryptids : mysterious creatures that may or may not exist by Kelly Milner Halls

Describes animals and monsters whose existence is in doubt, providing information on where and when they were sighted, the research being done about these creatures, and their supposed physical characteristics and behaviors.

Mythical beasts : 100 fun facts about real animals and the myths they inspire by Stephanie Warren Drimmer

"100 facts about real-life amazing animals and the myths, legends, and fantastic creatures they inspired"--

Dragons by Marty Erickson

Legends tell of flying, fire-breathing creatures. Some legends say the creatures are kind and wise. Others say they can wreak havoc on unsuspecting villages. From ancient China to medieval Europe, dragons have captured people's imaginations for millennia. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate a dragon's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author

Mythical beasts by Andrea Mills

Introduces magical creatures from mythology around the world, including unicorns, dragons, werewolves, and kappa.

Mermaid myths by Cynthia (Cynthia J O'Brien

Discusses the myths and legends about mermaids

Unicorns by Virginia Loh-Hagan

"Books in the Magic, Myth, and Mystery series explore those spooky creatures that go bump in the night, fill our dreams (or nightmares!), and make us afraid of the dark. In Unicorns you'll learn more about these fascinating creatures. Written with a highinterest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowingfor successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension."--

Beastly monsters : from dragons to griffins by Katie Marsico

"This book describes and explains beastly monsters and their history, popularity, and much more. A high-interest look at dragons and griffins, including its role in pop culture."--

Dragons and mythical creatures : A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #55: Night of the Ninth Dragon by Mary Pope Osborne

Myths and monsters : from dragons to werewolves by Laura Buller

Contains information about the monsters found in movies, mythology, and the imagination, from dragons and sea monsters to fairies and witches

Unicorns by Marty Erickson

"Legends tell of creatures that look like horses but have horns and magical powers. From Greek mythology to modern fairy tales, unicorns have captured people's imaginations for millennia. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture"--

Are sea monsters real? by Ginjer L Clarke

"Did you know that the legendary Hercules fought against the hydra, a sea monster with many heads? Or that the giant squid is powerful enough to use its 30-foot-long tentacles to turn a whale into prey? Enormous creatures still lurk in the depths of the ocean! Embracing children's delight in the mythical creatures while also imparting fascinating facts about the real ones, discover the history of these special animals and decide for yourself if you believe in sea monsters!"--
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