Monstrous : the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters / Carlyn Beccia.
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- ISBN: 9781512449167
- ISBN: 1512449164
- Physical Description: 149 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 28 cm
- Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, 
Contents / Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-145) and index.
Frankenstein, science creates monsters -- Vampires, bloodsucking beasts -- The voodoo zombie, the fear is in your head -- King Kong, the eighth wonder of the world -- Werewolves, beasts that bite -- Godzilla, king of the monsters -- The Kraken, the un-calm seas -- Zombies, the walking dead -- Bigfoot, man or monster? -- Dragons, here be beasts -- The magic of science.
Carlyn Beccia presents werewolves, vampires, zombies and more as you've never seen them. Discover the origins of eight scream-worthy monsters, find out how major historical events shaped their creation, and delve into the science behind these fearful beasts. Engrossing (and gross!) timelines, maps, and infographics offer essential information-including the zombie virus life cycle and how to survive Godzilla's nuclear breath.
Grade 4 to 6.
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