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Author Johnson, Hal, 1972-
Title The big book of monsters : the creepiest creatures from classic literature / by Hal Johnson ; illustrated by Tim Sievert.
Publication Info. New York : Workman Publishing, [2019]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Non-Fiction  Juv. 398.4 J    IN LIBRARY
Description 170 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Audience Ages 10 and up
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-165).
Contents 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 Lyng 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!
Subject Monsters in literature -- Juvenile literature.
Monsters -- Juvenile literature.
Animals, Mythical -- Juvenile literature.
Characters and characteristics in literature -- Juvenile literature.
Monsters in mass media -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Sievert, Tim, 1983- illustrator.
Added Title Creepiest creatures from classic literature
Book of monsters
ISBN 9781523507115 (hardcover)
152350711X (hardcover)