Monster Spotter's Guide to North America

Monster Spotter's Guide to North America

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Baker & Taylor
Geographically catalogs over one hundred legendary North American monsters, in a field guide that offers information on their characteristics, size, habitat, appetite, and precautions, and tips for how to spot monsters.

Baker
& Taylor

More than one hundred legendary monsters reported to inhabit North America are cataloged geographically in a guide that offers an introduction to monster spotting and explores how various monsters from different areas exhibit similarities. Original. 15,000 first printing.

F+W Publishing
Like a bird-watching guide… only for monsters

Monsters represent the dark side of humanity–the primal, animal impulses that reside in every single one of us. They have preyed upon our imaginations and our fears since the dawn of civilization.

North America is home to a wide array of fearsome beasts, including hairy monsters, flying monsters, lake monsters, and other unexplained phenomena. Monster Spotter's Guide geographically catalogs more than one hundred legendary monsters reported to inhabit the continent.

From the mythical Sasquatch of the Pacific Northwest to the vicious Mexican goatsucker known as El Chupacabra, you'll read about the legends and major sightings of the most widely feared creatures reported to exist–plus a few you might have never heard of.

Within these pages you'll find detailed pen-and-ink drawings, helpful quick-reference boxes for immediate identification of key monster traits, a glossary of cryptozoology terms, useful appendices, case studies and more.

Let this book be your guide, and explore the legends for yourself. Anyone can be a monster spotter…when you start looking, you never know what you might find.

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : HOW Books, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 1581809298 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781581809299 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 398.2454 FRA
Characteristics: 248 p. : ill., maps, 1 folded col. ; 21 cm

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