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The Loch Ness monster

Author: Erin Peabody; Victor Rivas
Publisher: New York, New York : Little Bee Books, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erin Peabody; Victor Rivas
ISBN: 9781499804249 1499804245 9781499804232 1499804237 9781536409697 1536409693
OCLC Number: 952139017
Notes: "Fact or Fiction? You decide."--Cover.
Target Audience: Ages 8-10.; Grades 4-6.
Description: 121 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Meet the monster --
Of legends and lore --
"We saw the monster" --
Hoaxes and hucksters in the land o' haggis --
Power of the screen --
Science: the ultimate sleuth --
Deflated? despairing? not so fast.
Responsibility: by Erin Peabody ; illustrated by Victor Rivas.

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"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!"--

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