Take a closer look at monsters, fairies, gods and dragons in this illustrated guide to mythological creatures. Featuring legends from around the world, this collection provides information for fans of mythology, magic and more in a lovely volume.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of vampires, the nocturnal mythological creatures known for drinking blood. Also included is a story from folklore about a vampire-hunting dhampir.
A basic exploration of the appearance, behaviors, and origins of werewolves, the shapeshifting mythological creatures known for their strength. Also included is a story from folklore about thieves who become cursed as werewolves.
A countdown of five of the most intriguing Bigfoot encounters provides thrills as readers learn about the legendary characteristics of these mythical creatures.
A countdown of five of the most intriguing Loch Ness monster sightings provides thrills as readers learn about the legendary characteristics of these mythical creatures.
Teaches readers how to take care of their very own werewolves through friendly instructions, in-depth information, and gentle warnings about the potential hazards of magical pet ownerships.
Teaches readers how to take care of their very own phoenixes through friendly instructions, in-depth information, and gentle warnings about the potential hazards of magical pet ownerships.
Teaches readers how to take care of their very own dragons through friendly instructions, in-depth information, and gentle warnings about the potential hazards of magical pet ownerships.
Teaches readers how to take care of their very own griffins through friendly instructions, in-depth information, and gentle warnings about the potential hazards of magical pet ownerships.
Teaches readers how to take care of their very own centaurs through friendly instructions, in-depth information, and gentle warnings about the potential hazards of magical pet ownerships.
Teaches readers how to take care of their very own unicorns through friendly instructions, in-depth information, and gentle warnings about the potential hazards of magical pet ownerships.
In this book, early fluent readers will marvel at the beauty of Bran Castle, while learning about its location, many rooms, many uses, and history, including how it came to be known as Dracula's Castle. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about Bran Castle and its cultural history. A Take a Look! infographic aids understanding, sidebars present interesting, supplementary information, and an At a Glance recap offers a map and quick stats on the castle. Children can learn more about Dracula’s Castle using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Dracula’s Castle also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index. Dracula’s Castle is part of Jump!'s Cool Castles and Palaces series.
On a small farm in rural Tennessee, a mysterious spirit was tormenting a family. Quilts were pulled off beds, strange noises stomped through the house, and shoes were thrown across rooms. In this graphic narrative, real quotes from an account written by a family member help tell the story of this strange haunting, while other theories are presented to dispute the supernatural nature of the story. Do you believe in the Bell Witch?
The revelation of King Tutankhamun’s tomb brought fame and glory to its discoverers. But as unlucky occurrences hit the crew, people wondered if it brought something more sinister as well. Through brightly colored illustrations, this graphic narrative examines the tomb’s discovery and the grim events that followed. With aids including a timeline and possible theories, readers can draw their own conclusions about the mummy’s curse in this thrilling narrative.
In the late 1940s, the world watched as a small town in New Mexico was splashed across newspaper headlines. Reports of flying saucers crashing in the desert left people hungry for the truth. This graphic narrative presents first-hand eyewitness accounts and true military statements to tell that story. A timeline of events and theories behind the incident let readers make their own decisions on what they believe happened in the New Mexican desert.
We have all wondered about the possibility of intelligent life visiting Earth. But what if their intentions were to take over? With superior intelligence and weapons, humans may not stand a chance. This title explores the worst-case scenario of an alien invasion, from what we know about the potential for alien life to what plans may be in the works in case of attack. Features look back at the flying saucer sighting in Roswell, and a narrative opening envisions what an attack might look like. Watch out! Aliens may attack without warning!
In the early 1960s, Betty and Barney Hill had a wild story to tell: they believed they were abducted by aliens! This graphic narrative tells their story, from the night of the abduction to their later struggles to understand what happened. Alternate explanations explore other perspectives, while a timeline clarifies the sequence of events. Could the Hills have encountered beings from beyond this planet?
An ordinary day turns disastrous as a regular training flight disappears. But what could have caused the crew to be so confused? This graphic narrative explores the most famous disappearance in the Bermuda Triangle, drawing from actual naval correspondence to tell the story. Detailed illustrations, a timeline of events, and possible explanations will grip readers and leave them wondering: what really happened to Flight 19?
Strange sightings around the quiet town of Point Pleasant, West Virginia set off a town-wide hunt for the flying “Mothman” with glowing red eyes. What was this creature, and what did its appearances mean? Detailed illustrations tell the story of the Mothman sightings in this high-interest graphic narrative based on real-life accounts. A timeline and possible explanations let readers think critically and look beyond the stories to decide what they believe about this mysterious beast.
Plato first told the tale of Atlantis centuries ago, but the legend of the lost city persists. With daring deep-sea dives, exciting archeological digs, and high-tech mapping projects, researchers are determined to find out what happened to the shining city that once stood. Discover how people are searching for Atlantis, and explore the gear they use and the science behind how it works in special sidebars. This high-interest title gives young Atlantologists the evidence they need to uncover the truth about the lost city for themselves.
Dozens of ships and planes have vanished without a trace in the Bermuda Triangle. Are giant rogue waves the culprit? Or could it be something more otherworldly? This title explores the theories, tools, and technology used to investigate the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle. Diagrams and other features look at the science behind some of the techniques and profile a famous investigation. Young readers can examine the evidence and draw their own conclusions about the secrets of the Bermuda Triangle.
Have you ever had a dream that seemed to come true? Or known a person’s thoughts before they said a word? You just might have extrasensory perception, or ESP! This book explores parapsychology, clairvoyance, and many experiments that set out to prove or disprove psychic powers. A narrative opening pulls the reader into the text, while helpful sidebars examine a famous experiment and the different types of ESP. Young readers can decide for themselves: is ESP fact or fraud?
A flaming ship appears on the horizon. It sails closer and closer to land, when suddenly, it vanishes! With engaging research, maps, and easy-to-read infographics, this high-interest title explores the spooky history of phantom ships. A special profile tells of a famous example, while diagrams explain the science behind the technology used to investigate these occurrences. Readers will be left wondering, are these ships just a trick of the light? Or do ghosts truly haunt the seas?
A fearful rabbit is convinced the earth is caving in.
This Middle Eastern folktale tells the story of two farmers who help each other with very funny consequences.