The Magnificent Book of Monsters
Written By: Diana Ferguson, Gonzalo Kenny
From the man-eating Manticore and the dastardly demon Beelzebub to the corpse-munching Aztec goddess Cōātlīcue and the southern African tokoloshe, monsters from across the globe and many different cultures are brought to life in this large-format volume bursting with detailed full-color images and fascinating facts.

Learn why seeing the Morrígan means certain death, how to defeat a disembodied flying head, and which ancient Greek monster can turn you to stone with a single glance.

DOZENS OF MONSTERS: Learn about 36 demons, giants, shapeshifters, gods, goddesses, and human hybrids.

BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED: Vibrant, detailed images bring these creatures of myth, folklore, and legend to life.

FASCINATING FACTS: Includes hundreds of fascinating facts in an easy-to-read format that will enthral mythology lovers of all ages.

CLASSROOM TO COFFEE TABLE: This beautiful volume is equally at home on a school bookshelf to support student learning as in a living room to be enjoyed by the whole family.

COLLECT THE SERIES: More fascinating compendiums for all ages include The Magnificent Book of Dragons, The Magnificent Book of Cats, The Magnificent Book of Extinct Animals, The Magnificent Book of Sharks, and more!
Format: Hardbound
Publication Date: 7/18/2023
ISBN: 9781681888750
Pages: 80
Trim Size: 9.25 x 12

  • About the Author 
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Diana Ferguson, Author: Diana Ferguson is a writer and editor who has worked for many years in illustrated non-fiction for both adults and children. As well as editing a magazine series on natural history and writing for a children’s wildlife magazine, she has written books on art, myth, and folklore.

Gonzalo Kenny, Illustrator: Gonzalo Kenny has a fascination for science fiction, horror, and fantastic universes. His illustrations of fantasy art and conceptual design are published in board games, video games, trading cards and in the entertainment and film industry.