The Loch Ness Monster, Big Foot, Mermaids, the Big Bird of Texas, and others. We've heard about them all. Every so often a sighting of an indescribable being sets off a rash of stories about the existence of monsters and water beasts. This book provides a brief description of nine monsters/water beasts and shares facts and fables about their existence.
Monsters, good or evil, real or imagined, pique the curiosity of pre-teen youngsters. This book will delight young readers, raise a lot of questions, and spark some intriguing and imaginative stories and art work
This is a valuable work. Adolescents are intrigued and excited by things that scare them out of their wits. This book meets the reader’s needs for information and at the same time appropriately tickles her/his imagination.
This is a non-fiction collection that offers the stories of mythical creatures and monsters.
The book's primary goal is to provide information about monsters. The scientific information provided will help allay student fears and anxieties about monsters. The goal to stimulate children’s imagination can be achieved by using the stories and illustrations as starting points for writing and telling stories, drawing monsters, creating puppet shows, and organizing trips to museums etc.
11 and Up
8 to 12
Teen STAR Review Team, Be the Star You Are!™
Borrow, and expect to renew it ... often. “Monsters” and their exploits are frequently the subject of conversations among young children. Kids of all ages find them scary but exciting too.
|Title||Monsters and Water Beasts|
|Author||Karen Hokanson Miller|
|Publisher||Henry Holt and Company © 2007|