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What is the story of Dracula?  Cover Image Book Book

What is the story of Dracula? / by Michael Burgan ; illustrated by David Malan.

Burgan, Michael, (author.). Malan, David, (illustrator.).

Summary

Summary:

"From appearances in films and animated features to interpretations as a Muppet and breakfast cereal mascot, Dracula has been the inspiration for many other fictional vampires and is now an established figure in pop culture. Created by Bram Stoker in his 1897 Gothic horror novel, Count Dracula is a nobleman who uses his powers as a vampire to dominate his victims. Even though Dracula didn't succeed in the novel, the fictional character has lived on to dominate the real world as one of its most popular supernatural villains. Author Michael Burgan explores Dracula's mysterious origins in the historical figures who might have shaped the character, as well as the films and actors that cemented Dracula's place in cinematic history"-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781524788452
  • ISBN: 1524788457
  • ISBN: 9781524788469
  • ISBN: 1524788465
  • ISBN: 9781725497344
  • ISBN: 1725497344
  • ISBN: 9781646975044
  • ISBN: 1646975049
  • Physical Description: 107 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, 2020.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is the story of Dracula? -- Early years of a horror writer -- Vampires everywhere! -- Writing Dracula -- Hunting a vampire -- Dracula appears! -- Dracula comes to life -- "I never drink . . . wine" -- Counting on the Count -- Dracula lives!
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Penguin Workshop.
Subject: Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912. Dracula > Juvenile literature.
Dracula, Count (Fictitious character) > Juvenile literature.
Dracula, Count (Fictitious character)
Stoker, Bram, 1847-1912. Dracula.
Dracula films > History and criticism.
Dracula, Count (Fictitious character)
Dracula (Stoker, Bram)
Dracula films.
Genre: Informational works.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Juvenile works.
Informational works.

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