By Libby Stille, Publicist
In this episode of The Lerner Podcast, we talk to Carlyn Beccia, author of Monstrous: The Lore, Gore, and Science behind Your Favorite Monsters. Monstrous is a fascinating nonfiction book that covers everything from the history of vampires to how to survive a zombie attack.
★ “A fantastically researched, absolutely delectable approach to science education.”—starred, Booklist
★ “Informative and entertaining throughout for readers undead or otherwise.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
The Lerner Podcast with Carlyn Beccia
Read a transcript of the interview.
Books for kids who love Monstrous
Carlyn Beccia recommends the following titles for fans of Monstrous:
- Scaredy Squirrel by Mélanie Watt
- Monsterology: The Complete Book of Monstrous Beasts, written by Dugald A. Steer and illustrated by Wayne Anderson, Helen Ward, and Douglas Carrel
- Giant Squid: Searching for a Sea Monster by Mary M. Cerullo
- She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein, written by Lynn Fulton and illustrated by Felicita Sala