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The big book of monsters : the creepiest creatures from classic literature / by Hal Johnson ; illustrated by Tim Sievert.

Johnson, Hal, (author.). Sievert, Tim, 1983- (illustrator.).

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Summary:

Profiles twenty-five monsters from mythology, folklore, and literature, from Medusa the gorgon and Polyphemus the cyclops to Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, and the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781523507115
  • ISBN: 152350711X
  • Physical Description: 170 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, 2019.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
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 lying 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!
Summary, etc.:
Profiles twenty-five monsters from mythology, folklore, and literature, from Medusa the gorgon and Polyphemus the cyclops to Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, and the headless horseman of Sleepy Hollow.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10 and up
Subject: Monsters > Juvenile literature.
Animals, Mythical > Juvenile literature.
Characters and characteristics in literature > Juvenile literature.
Monsters in mass media > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Informational works.
Illustrated works.

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