M is for Monster: A Fantastic Creatures Alphabet

J. Patrick Lewis (author), Gerald Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627537681

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Description

Readers will meet the fascinating main characters featured in many myths and legends. Award-winning children's book author and former U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis not only examines creatures of popular legends such as mummies, werewolves, and zombies, but he also introduces lesser-known-but-just-as-menacing monsters such as the Roc and the giant called Xing Tian. Includes origins of the Frankenstein story as well as creatures such as the Loch Ness Monster, Baba Yaga, and the Phoenix. Monster, mystery, and fantasy fans of all ages will enjoy this alphabetical tribute.

Reading Level
Lexile
1110L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
7.9
DRA
80
Categories
Genre
Fairy Tales & Fantasy History Legends & Myths Picture Books
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
2nd Grade 3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Language Arts Other
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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