menu

Monstrous : The Lore, Gore, and Science Behind Your Favorite Monsters
by Carlyn Beccia and Carlyn Beccia




Overview -

Bursting with blood, guts, history, and science, this book is a must-have for monster lovers of all ages

Could Dr. Frankenstein's machine ever animate a body? Why should vampires drink from veins and not arteries? What body parts are best for zombies to eat? (It's not brains.)

This fascinating encyclopedia of monsters delves into the history and science behind eight legendary creatures, from Bigfoot and the kraken to zombies and more. Find out each monster's origin story and the real-world history that informed it, and then explore the science of each creature in fun and surprising ways. Tips and infographics--including monster anatomy, how to survive a vampire attack, and real-life giant creatures of the deep sea--make this a highly visual and fun-to-browse book.

A fantastically researched, absolutely delectable approach to science education.--starred, Booklist

Informative and entertaining throughout for readers undead or otherwise.--starred, Kirkus Reviews

  Read Full Product Description
 
Library Binding
  • $19.99
Add to Cart
+ Add to Wishlist
local_shippingFor Delivery
In Stock.
FREE Shipping for Club Members help
 
storeBuy Online Pickup At Store
search store by zipcode

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 14 copies from $12.00
 
 
 

More About Monstrous by Carlyn Beccia; Carlyn Beccia

 
 
 

Overview

Bursting with blood, guts, history, and science, this book is a must-have for monster lovers of all ages

Could Dr. Frankenstein's machine ever animate a body? Why should vampires drink from veins and not arteries? What body parts are best for zombies to eat? (It's not brains.)

This fascinating encyclopedia of monsters delves into the history and science behind eight legendary creatures, from Bigfoot and the kraken to zombies and more. Find out each monster's origin story and the real-world history that informed it, and then explore the science of each creature in fun and surprising ways. Tips and infographics--including monster anatomy, how to survive a vampire attack, and real-life giant creatures of the deep sea--make this a highly visual and fun-to-browse book.

A fantastically researched, absolutely delectable approach to science education.--starred, Booklist

Informative and entertaining throughout for readers undead or otherwise.--starred, Kirkus Reviews


 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781512449167
  • ISBN-10: 1512449164
  • Publisher: Carolrhoda Books (R)
  • Publish Date: September 2019
  • Page Count: 148
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-11
  • Dimensions: 9 x 10.7 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.75 pounds


Related Categories

 

BAM Customer Reviews