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See below for a selection of the latest books from Mysteries, the supernatural, monsters & mythological beings (ChildrenÍs/Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Mysteries, the supernatural, monsters & mythological beings (ChildrenÍs/Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Mysteries, the supernatural, monsters & mythological beings (ChildrenÍs/Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!
Look up at the sky! It's a scaly, fire-breathing dragon. Flapping wings and jagged teeth flash as the creature swoops low and then disappears into the night. Have you ever wondered what dragons eat? Where are their lairs? How do they fly? Wonder no more! Striking illustrations and non-fiction-style text take you on an adventurous journey to learn all about dragons.
The ghost of a weeping woman dressed in white, La Llorona, is often spotted beside bodies of water. People in Mexico and in the south-western United States have claimed to hear her wailing in the night, crying out for her drowned children. This centuries-old tale claims that if the wailing woman gets too close, she will drag you to a watery grave.
With sharp fangs and a thirst for human blood, vampires are one of the most feared monsters of all. Learn more about where stories of vampires came from.
Stories of shape-shifters have been around for thousands of years. Learn about the stories of these monsters from many different cultures.
Love and beauty reign supreme in this empowering, high-interest telling of the mythical Greek goddess Aphrodite. Core legends tell of Aphrodite's matchmaking, as well as tales of her own loves among gods and mortals. Fascinating myths also uncover Aphrodite's past, detailing her creation and how she fits into a family of gods. Learn about Aphrodite's role in Greek culture through her signature powers, symbols and attire. Additional facts and historical information connect the goddess's influence through popular culture today.
Is that a lion? Is it an eagle? NO, it's a griffin, the winged king of beasts! Glossy feathers, powerful wings and the heart and body of a lion make up this fantastical creature. Have you ever wondered what a griffin eats? How does it fight against evil? Where does it live? Wonder no more! Striking illustrations and non-fiction-style text take you on a noble journey to learn all about griffins.
High school bites - especially when you want to kill your classmates. Based on the original Archie Comics characters! Everyone knows the characters from Riverdale: popular Archie Andrews, sophisticated Veronica Lodge, girl-next-door Betty Cooper and angsty Jughead Jones. But this is not the Riverdale you know and love. Something twisted has awoken in the town with pep. Inspired by the iconic Archie Horror comics, this reimagined universe takes the grittiness of the TV show and adds a paranormal twist. Veronica Lodge has it all: the rich parents and the big house. The popular jock boyfriend. And fangs. When Veronica is bitten by an ancient vampire named Ivan, she learns that his plan is to turn as many people in Riverdale as possible - and kill the rest. Ivan has a horde of minion vampires helping him, including Veronica's parents. She knows the only way to save the people she loves is to kill the Master Vampire. But can Veronica keep her own bloodlust under control? The Archie Horror series contains all-new, original stories that fans of horror AND fans of Riverdale will die for!
From unexpected deaths to magical curses, mummies seem to have a mysterious impact on others. Learn more about how mummies came to be-and what makes them monsters.
Many a story has been told about a mysterious underwater creature that lives in the depths of Loch Ness, in the Scottish Highlands. Find out more about the origins of this water-bound monster.
When the canteen lists a mysterious Chef's Special on its daily menu, a curious young girl sets out to find out what it is. While snooping around the school kitchen, she spots a dinner lady she's never seen before with a crooked nose, green skin and a pointy hat! Is the lunch lady a witch? With short chapters, easy-to-read text and enhanced back matter, Boo! Books deliver just-right frights (without the sleepless nights) for the earliest readers.
After school, a young boy is walking home when he hears whispers behind him. He turns, but no one is there. It happens again and again. There's something alive inside his backpack! Is it a ghost? A monster? With short chapters, easy-to-read text and enhanced back matter, Boo! Books deliver just-right frights (without the sleepless nights) for the earliest readers.
A young boy wakes up to find a small bite mark on his arm. Then he hears thumping outside his bedroom window, then chains rattling and high-pitched screeching. Outside his window, he notices the lights of the nearby sports court shining in the full moonlight. The players are all hairy, very hairy! Could they be werewolves? With short chapters, easy-to-read text and enhanced back matter, Boo! Books deliver just-right frights (without the sleepless nights) for the earliest readers.