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Behind the Legend: Zombies (Paperback)

Behind the Legend Series

By Erin Peabody, Illustrated by Victor Rivas

$9.99 US / $12.99 CAN

Are undead, brain-hungry zombies real, or just a myth? You decide with this new book in the nonfiction series, Behind the Legend!

Behind the Legend looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, myth-busting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Zombies, readers learn about all the stories and “proof” of them, from accounts in history and literature of people being made into zombies, including from reports Mesopotamia, Haiti, and America, as well as our own modern understanding of zombies’ qualities. It also discusses additional history about the monsters, such as how zombies became major figures in popular culture, more recent understandings, and theories on how people turn into zombies. Complete with engaging anecdotes, interesting sidebars, and fantastic illustrations, kids won’t want to put this book down!

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Book Details

ISBN9781499804607
Page Count128
Formatpaperback
SubformatMiddle-Grade Nonfiction
Trim size7 x 9
Age range8-10
Publication dateSeptember 26, 2017
Publication seasonFall 2017
RightsWorld

Product Description

Are undead, brain-hungry zombies real, or just a myth? You decide with this new book in the nonfiction series, Behind the Legend!

Behind the Legend looks at creatures and monsters throughout history and analyzes them through a scientific, myth-busting lens, debating whether or not the sightings and evidence provided are adequate proof of their existence. In Zombies, readers learn about all the stories and “proof” of them, from accounts in history and literature of people being made into zombies, including from reports Mesopotamia, Haiti, and America, as well as our own modern understanding of zombies’ qualities. It also discusses additional history about the monsters, such as how zombies became major figures in popular culture, more recent understandings, and theories on how people turn into zombies. Complete with engaging anecdotes, interesting sidebars, and fantastic illustrations, kids won’t want to put this book down!