Tales of the Cryptids: Mysterious Creatures That May or May Not Exist

Tales of the Cryptids: Mysterious Creatures That May or May Not Exist

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 not 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, Mapinguari (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.

Title:Tales of the Cryptids: Mysterious Creatures That May or May Not Exist
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781581960495
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    Tales of the Cryptids: Mysterious Creatures That May or May Not Exist Reviews

  • Melki

    I had no idea there were so many mysterious creatures living all over the world! Everybody's heard of Sasquatch and Nessie, but the Nandi Bear? Who knew? The Kongamato has got to get a better PR perso...

  • jess

    I moved to Washington State, and quickly learned that Bigfoot is from here. Okay, okay. I know that there are stories of really tall, hairy hominids from around the world, but Bigfoot & Sasquatch do m...

  • Krista the Krazy Kataloguer

    I'm giving this a 4 rather than a 5 because, even though the information is interesting and well presented, I feel the author used too many web sites and didn't consult enough books in the preparation...

  • Lyric Powers

    This is a very cool book for kids. My son enjoyed it a lot, and it was interesting subject matter to me as well....

  • Kelsey Brennan

    Right before Halloween, I got the urge to read about some cryptids. This was one of the books that came up in my library searches. It’s a kid’s book, but if you’re just looking for some surface ...

  • Literary Strawberry

    I read this book multiple times as a kid (I'm pretty sure it's what started my cryptozoology phase), and I enjoyed it almost as much re-reading it now. I feel like they present things in a very non-se...

  • Jamie

    "Tales of the Cryptids: Mysterious Creatures That May or May Not Exist" is an exceptional book, it delves into the forensics dealing from hair samples to flesh samples, while at the same time keeping...

  • Sarah

    YA book on crypto-zoological creatures of all kinds. The text is good but the illustrations are fantastic. Wait 'til you see the Loveland Frogman....

  • Adan Ramie

    This was a fun read!...

  • Mrs. Fisher

    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 cou...