The Resource Monstrous : the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters, Carlyn Beccia

Monstrous : the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters, Carlyn Beccia

Label
Monstrous : the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters
Title
Monstrous
Title remainder
the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters
Statement of responsibility
Carlyn Beccia
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Could Dr. Frankenstein's machine ever animate a body? Why should vampires drink from veins and not arteries? What body parts are best for zombies to eat? (It's not brains.) This fascinating encyclopedia of monsters delves into the history and science behind eight legendary creatures, from Bigfoot and the kraken to zombies and more
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beccia, Carlyn
Dewey number
001.944
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GR825
LC item number
.B418 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters
  • Science
  • Monsters
  • Science
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Monstrous : the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters, Carlyn Beccia
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Map on inside back cover
  • Includes a glossary
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-145) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The science of the monstrous -- Frankenstein's monster --Dracula -- Zombies -- King Kong -- Werewolves -- The Kraken -- Bigfoot -- Godzilla -- A geologic time scale -- When science is wrong
Dimensions
c4 x 28 cm
Extent
149 pages
Isbn
9781512449167
Lccn
2019002795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • 2019002795
  • (OCoLC)1085698694
Label
Monstrous : the lore, gore, and science behind your favorite monsters, Carlyn Beccia
Publication
Note
  • Map on inside back cover
  • Includes a glossary
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 142-145) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The science of the monstrous -- Frankenstein's monster --Dracula -- Zombies -- King Kong -- Werewolves -- The Kraken -- Bigfoot -- Godzilla -- A geologic time scale -- When science is wrong
Dimensions
c4 x 28 cm
Extent
149 pages
Isbn
9781512449167
Lccn
2019002795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • 2019002795
  • (OCoLC)1085698694

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