This series is a fun and engaging look at some of Hollywood's and the world's most beloved movie monsters. Each title in the series begins with a retelling of the original tale and includes pictures from the movie. Next, each book tells of the making of the movie, revealing secrets, stories, and little-known facts, The author of each book also explores the journey each monster took to arrive on the silver screen. Some were born of legend and others from literature, but each monster profiled in this series is a classic creature who holds a special place in the American collective. This book introduces the reader to the American version of
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