A Menagerie Of Mysterious Beasts

Author: Ken Gerhard
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738749273
Size: 25.72 MB
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Draw Back the Curtain and Marvel at the Amazing Collection of Mysterious Beasts Within Join cryptozoologist Ken Gerhard on an enigmatic journey through the world of mysterious beasts, exploring eyewitness encounters with creatures thought to exist only in myths and legends. This compelling compendium presents a wide variety of astounding and bizarre creatures, from the Minnesota Iceman to the White Bluff Screamer to the Texas T. rex. Discover the fascinating history and modern case studies of ape-men roaming the Americas. Experience captivating, first-hand accounts of dragon, werewolf, and mermaid sightings from Europe to Australia. Featuring sea monsters, colossal insects, enormous eagles, oversized amphibians, and more, A Menagerie of Mysterious Beasts is the ultimate resource for cryptid creature enthusiasts. Praise: “In his new book, Ken Gerhard—the Indiana Jones of monster-hunting—provides us with an absolute smorgasbord of unknown animals.”—Nick Redfern, author of Chupacabra Road Trip “Ken Gerhard’s writings are always replete with original research and hitherto-unpublished reports. A Menagerie of Mysterious Beasts is no exception—a monstrously good, thoroughly entertaining, and highly informative read for cryptozoology fans everywhere!”—Dr. Karl P.N. Shuker, author of A Manifestation of Monsters “Ken Gerhard deftly blends authentic historical accounts with piles of new eyewitness reports to create a heady, global cocktail of cryptid mysteries.”—Linda S. Godfrey, author of American Monsters “After reading this menagerie of the damned you will be in no doubt that monsters are real.”—Richard Freeman, author of Dragons “Ken brings us an excellent read, a combination of his own personal investigations and direct eyewitness testimony. Importantly, the book flows very well as it deals with a variety of cryptids, including more controversial subjects which he is to be credited for not shying away from.”—Adam Davies, cryptozoologist and explorer


Author: Nick Redfern
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 0738753998
Size: 22.67 MB
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Shapeshifters are real. You’re about to meet them, in all their savage and sinister glory. While most people think of shapeshifters as little more than the werewolves and vampires of mythology and pop culture, the truth is much more fascinating. And dangerous. Shapeshifters are real, they come in all kinds and sizes, and they have existed for countless millennia. This thrilling guide invites you to meet each of them . . . if you dare. Shapeshifters presents a menagerie of otherworldly creatures and half-human monsters, from were-cats to blood-suckers to aliens. Discover legends and lore from around the world and experience first-hand encounters with shape-changing beasts that lurk in the night. Nick Redfern takes you deep into their domain, opening your eyes to paranormal secrets and cryptozoological wonders. Just be sure to keep some silver bullets close at hand.

Bigfoot The Hairy Beast And Other Legendary Creatures Of North America

Author: Craig Boutland
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 1538226944
Size: 60.37 MB
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Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch, is a tale known by many in North America. Stories vary by account, but when a person mentions the creature, most are able to picture a similar beast; a large, hairy, humanlike creature. Bigfoot isn't the only legend known to North Americans. Readers of this engaging volume will also learn about other legendary beings based on fascinating tales, such as Caddy, Champ, and thunderbirds. Vibrant images and intriguing text make for a book that is sure to be a popular addition to any library or classroom.

Dullahan The Headless Horseman And Other Legendary Creatures Of Ireland

Author: Craig Boutland
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 153822710X
Size: 10.38 MB
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The Headless Horseman has been a part of the folklore of quite a few different cultures for many years. In Ireland, the Dullahan is the name of the creature that rides atop a horse, often carrying its own head under an arm. Other legendary creatures, such as leprechauns and lake monsters, are discussed in this innovative volume. Readers will learn that these kinds of creatures and tales can sometimes exist similarly within different cultures. Packed with colorful images and illuminating sidebars, this engaging text is sure to be a popular addition to any library or classroom.

American Monsters

Author: Linda S. Godfrey
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101625287
Size: 71.41 MB
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From pre-Columbian legends to modern-day eyewitness accounts, this comprehensive guide covers the history, sightings and lore surrounding the most mysterious monsters in America—including Bigfoot, the Jersey Devil, and more. Bigfoot, the chupacabra, and thunderbirds aren’t just figments of our overactive imaginations—according to thousands of eyewitnesses, they exist, in every corner of the United States. Throughout America’s history, shocked onlookers have seen unbelievable creatures of every stripe—from sea serpents to apelike beings, giant bats to monkeymen—in every region. Author, investigator, and creature expert Linda S. Godfrey brings the same fearless reporting she lent to Real Wolfmen to this essential guide, using historical record, present-day news reports, and eyewitness interviews to examine this hidden menagerie of America’s homegrown beasts.

The Menagerie Of Marvels

Author: Karl Shuker
Publisher: CFZ Press
ISBN: 9781909488205
Size: 23.35 MB
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Welcome one and all to my Menagerie of Marvels! Where else would you encounter fairy armadillos and go-away birds, roc feathers and a werewolf paw, a park of monsters in Italy and mystery beasts in the Vatican, whale-headed pseudo-pterodactyls and hammer-headed lightning birds, beech martens in Britain and winged toads in France, an invisible catfish and a dicephalous kestrel, reverse mermaids and the music of Ogopogo, earth hounds, moonrats, kinkimavos, lavellans, nandinias and Nandi bears, ajolotes, bristle-heads, mammoths, hoopoes, gorilla-sized man-eating baboons and giant rhino-eating terror birds, lake monsters and sea serpents, leopons and lizard cryptids, vermiform rock-slicing laser gazers, and so much more too, all within the scenic yet comfortingly-secure confines of a single book? Enjoy your visit, and return whenever you wish - my menagerie's unique collection of extraordinary zoological esoterica and inexplicabilia will always be here to mystify and mesmerise you anew. You have only to step inside...if you dare!

Ta Tria Mikra Lykakia

ISBN: 9789602402399
Size: 75.50 MB
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An altered retelling of the traditional tale about the conflict between pig and wolf--with a surprise ending.

B Jn Zem Deltora Hora D Su

Author: Emily Rodda
Publisher: Nakladatelství Fragment
ISBN: 8025311724
Size: 22.52 MB
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Pátý kámen Kouzelného pásu Deltory nebude vůbec snadné získat. V temných hlubinách Hory děsu, která se tyčí na samotných hranicích se Zemí stínů, jej hlídá strašlivý vládce. Mezi obyvateli Hory jsou spojenci, ale i zákeřní nepřátelé. Podaří se našim hrdinům překonat všechny nástrahy? Pátý díl napínavé edice Bájná země DELTORA.