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Monstrous : the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters / Carlyn Beccia.

Beccia, Carlyn, (author,, illustrator.).

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South Georgia Regional Library System:
      Johnston Lakes Library
CHILDREN J 001.944 BEC
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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781512449167
  • ISBN: 1512449164
  • Physical Description: 149 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 x 28 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2019]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-145) and index.
Contents:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience:
Age 9-14.
Grade 4 to 6.
Subject: Monsters > Juvenile literature.
Science > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.
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