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

Author: Hal Johnson; Tim Sievert
Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing Co., Inc., [ 2019] © 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Meet the monsters in this who's who of the baddest of the bad! Like those supernatural beasts everyone knows and fears-the bloodsucking vampire, Count Dracula, and that eight-foot-tall mash-up of corpses, Frankenstein's Monster. Or that scariest of mummies, Cheops, who scientists revived after 4,700 years-big mistake! Or more horrifying yet, the Horla, an invisible, havoc-wreaking creature that herds humans like  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Informational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Johnson; Tim Sievert
ISBN: 9781523507115 152350711X
OCLC Number: 1114266864
Target Audience: Ages 10+ years; Grades 4-6
Description: 170 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Here there be monsters --
The monster: Āpep --
Beatrice Rappaccini --
Cheops --
Devilfish --
Dorian Gray --
Dracula --
Fafnir --
Frankenstein's monster --
The goblin spider --
The Golem --
Grendel --
The Headless Horseman --
The Horla --
Humbaba --
Mr. Hyde --
The Invisible Man --
The Jabberwock --
The Lamia --
The Lyng ghost --
Medusa --
Polyphemus --
Rakshasi --
The Weird Sisters --
White Fell --
Zahhak --
All the books mentioned in this book --
Further reading --
A note on translations --
Even more monsters!
Other Titles: Monsters
Responsibility: by Hal Johnson ; illustrated by Tim Sievert.

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Literature is extra fun when it's spooky! This illustrated compendium of 25 of the spookiest and most nefarious monsters from classic literature - from Dracula to the Jabberwocky - includes a playful  Read more...

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