“A Practical Guide to Monsters will appeal both to fantasy fans and to children (ages five to eleven) who love encyclopedic non-fiction. Give it to them with a clove of garlic and an iron stake, and watch their eyes light up.”
—Big A, Little A
How do you trick a troll? Do vampires sleep? Why worry about yuan-ti? Debuting at #3 on The New York Times list, this best-selling guide to the monster world showcases the spooky, unexpected, and always fascinating world of monsters.
NINA HESS is a senior editor of fantasy books for young readers, an instructor in writing for children at the University of Washington, and the author of several early readers including Whose Feet?