Tales of the Cryptids: Mysterious Creatures That May Or May Not Exist
Millbrook Press, Jan 1, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 72 pages
Everyone loves the stories of legendary creatures that just might really exist. This book relies on the latest information from cryptozoologists, experts who study these mysterious beings, and the counter-arguments are explored from experts who strongly believe they do no exist. Stories from eyewitnesses are recounted, as well. Included in the book are Bigfoot (Sasquatch), Loch Ness Monster, Mokele Mbembe (Africa), Kongamato, Shunka Warak'in, Mapinguan (South America), giant squids, mermaids, coelocanthes, and more. An extensive "for Further Investigation" section, offering readers more places to find information, will conclude the book.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Heather19 - LibraryThing
A pretty informative but easily understood book about different cryptids, including bigfoot, loch ness, and some lesser-known ones. Also has a section about supposed cryptids that actually turned out to be real, like the Onzo and the Giant Squid. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - welkinscheek - LibraryThing
The authors of Tales of the Cryptids present an extraordinarily well-crafted introduction to the field of crypto zoology, or the study of legendary creatures. The authors discuss such elusive figures ... Read full review