Sea Creatures

Sea Creatures

Book - 2016
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It's easy to imagine something lurking beneath the deep, dark waters of a loch, river, or sea. Since even today we dont know every animal that lives deep underwater, historical accounts of fearful creatures swimming below the surface seem to have simple explanations. This book explores the many myths and legends about sea creatures, some of which are centuries old! Full-color illustrations, paintings, and more from cultures around the world showcase the extraordinary imaginations behind some of these stories. In addition, fact boxes offer readers a chance to debunk historical accounts and understand why these tales began at all.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Gareth Stevens Publishing,, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781482440935
1482440938
9781482440911
1482440911
Characteristics: 32 pages : illustrations, color ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mysterious water
Nessie
Kelpies
The Kraken
In Greek myth
Aztec earth eater
The Bible and beyond
Real sea monsters!
Monstrously huge sea creatures.
Summary: It's easy to imagine something lurking beneath the deep, dark waters of a loch, river, or sea. Since even today we dont know every animal that lives deep underwater, historical accounts of fearful creatures swimming below the surface seem to have simple explanations. This book explores the many myths and legends about sea creatures, some of which are centuries old! Full-color illustrations, paintings, and more from cultures around the world showcase the extraordinary imaginations behind some of these stories. In addition, fact boxes offer readers a chance to debunk historical accounts and understand why these tales began at all.

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