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The Resource Monster science : could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?, written by Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Phil McAndrew

Monster science : could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?, written by Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Phil McAndrew

Label
Monster science : could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?
Title
Monster science
Title remainder
could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?
Statement of responsibility
written by Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Phil McAndrew
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Helaine Becker places six different kinds of monsters under her microscope to expose the proven scientific principles behind the legends. There's also historical background on each monster, as well as trivia and jokes in sidebars, and quizzes at the end of every chapter for readers to test their knowledge. Becker uses the never-ending appetite for all things monster to engage the imaginations of children and get them excited about science, especially anatomy and biology. This is a book with cross-curricular applications in life, earth and physical sciences, as well as in literature (myths and legends), history and literacy skills
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Becker, Helaine
Dewey number
j001.944
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL89
LC item number
.B43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McAndrew, Phil
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monsters
  • Animals, Mythical
  • Cryptozoology
  • Animals
  • Monsters in mass media
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Science
  • Frankenstein's monster (Fictitious character)
  • Vampires
  • Sasquatch
  • Zombies
  • Werewolves
  • Sea monsters
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Monster science : could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?, written by Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Phil McAndrew
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Frankenstein -- Vampire -- Bigfoot -- Zombie -- Werewolf -- Sea monster
Control code
ocn928679426
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9781771380546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Label
Monster science : could monsters survive (and thrive!) in the real world?, written by Helaine Becker ; illustrated by Phil McAndrew
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Frankenstein -- Vampire -- Bigfoot -- Zombie -- Werewolf -- Sea monster
Control code
ocn928679426
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
96 pages
Isbn
9781771380546
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps

Library Locations

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      1095 Sixth Avenue, Marion, IA, 52302, US
      42.032284 -91.59893
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