Author: Julie Winterbottom
Title: Frightlopedia An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling, from Arachnids to Zombies
Print Length: 224
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
Heres the book for kids who love scary stuff, whether its telling ghost stories around a campfire, discovering the origins of various vampires, monsters, and witches, or reading creepy tales under the covers with a flashlight. Combining fact, fiction, and hands-on activities, Frightlopedia is an illustrated A-Z collection of some of the worlds most frightening places, scariest stories, and gruesomest creatures, both real and imagined. Discover Borneos Gomantong Cave, where literally millions of bats, cockroaches, spiders, and rats coexistin pitch darkness. Learn about mythical creatures like the Mongolian Death Wormand scarily real ones like killer bees, which were accidentally created by scientists in the 1950s. Visit New Orleanss Beauregard-Keyes house, where Civil War soldiers are said to still clash in the front hall. Plus ghost stories from around the world, a cross-cultural study of vampires, and how to transform into a zombie with makeup. Each entry includes a Fright Meter measurement from 1 to 3, because while being scared is fun, everyone has their limit.