Monstrous Tales - Stories of Strange Creatures and Fearsome Beasts


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Monstrous Tales - Stories of Strange Creatures and Fearsome Beasts

Monstrous Tales is a collection of traditional folktales about bewitching and bloodthirsty creatures.

Translated and transcribed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these tales celebrate the diversity of-and surprising resonances among-folklore traditions around the world.

The tales come alive alongside spellbinding contemporary art by Chinese illustrator Sija Hong. Each story transports readers to a different enthralling world.

As readers roam from Japan to Nigeria and Ireland to Guyana, they'll witness deadly pacts, heroic feats, and otherworldly journeys.

Features diverse tales from Australia, China, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Sioux Nation, Guyana, Iceland, India, Inuit Nunangat, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Philippines, Pueblo of Isleta, Scotland, South Africa, Syria, Turkey, and Ukraine.

A special illustrated edition, complete with an embossed, textured case and a ribbon marker. A perfect gift for fairy tale and folklore lovers, fans of monsters and creatures, collectors of illustrated classics, adults and teens alike, and bibliophiles.


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