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The big book of monsters : the creepiest creatures from classic literature

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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.

Available copies

  • 10 of 13 copies available at Westchester Library System.

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0 current holds with 13 total copies.
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Chappaqua Library J 001.944 J (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31005153585403
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Greenburgh Public Library J 001.94 J (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31009154667020
Available
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Hendrick Hudson Free Library J 001.94 J (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31016151678041
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John C. Hart Memorial Library J 001.94 J (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31030155001993
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Katonah Village Library YA 027 J (Text)
YA Nonfiction
31013151840093
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Larchmont Public Library J 001.94 J (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31014152832527
Checked out
12/16/2021
Lewisboro Library J 001.94 J (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31032151362106
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Mount Pleasant Public Library J 001.94 J (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31024153628113
In transit
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New Rochelle Public Library J 027 J (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31019156335252
Available
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Ossining Public Library J 001.94 J (Text)
Juvenile Nonfiction
31021151817490
Checked out
12/19/2021
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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

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-164).
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.
Monsters. > Juvenile literature.
Animals, Mythical. > Juvenile literature.
Characters in literature.
Monsters in mass media. > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Informational works.
Illustrated works.


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