Monster Picture Books

Monster Picture Books

Looking for beautifully illustrated monster books? We've compiled an ongoing list of monster picture books both kids and adults can appreciate for their lovely artworks, captivating stories, and delightful monstrous characters. These children's monster books are perfect gifts for monster-lovers, art-enthusiasts, and would also make wonderful Halloween gifts.

An A to Z of Monsters and Magical Beings
Synopsis:

Do you know how to escape from a stalking werewolf? Have you always wanted to learn the difference between a hobgoblin and an imp, and do you know the secret to avoiding the sharp claws of the ancient Eloko monster?
Learn all these brilliant facts and more with this complete guide to the strange, scary, and wonderful world of monsters and ancient mythical beings!

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Myth Match: A Fantastical Flipbook of Extraordinary Beasts
Synopsis:

You might have heard of the unicorn and the griffin, but what about the unifin? This fantastical flipbook collects together magical and mythical creatures from all over the world, then lets you mix and match their fronts and backs to create even more wondrous beasts of your own!
From the wolpertinger and the bakeneko to the kraken and the qilin, this mixed-up magical bestiary has over 1,000 possible creations to fascinate, bewitch and beguile.

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Midnight Monsters A Pop-up Shadow Search
Synopsis:

Turn off the lights, get your flashlight, and come on a wonderful shadow adventure with Midnight Monsters!
This follow-up book to the immensely popular Midnight Creatures takes you on a journey through five more beautifully crafted pop-up scenes full of hidden monsters to find, from the werewolf in the woods to the krampus in the castle. Use your flashlight to spot the monsters when they appear as shadows on your wall.

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Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein
Synopsis:

The inspiring story of the girl behind one of the greatest novels -- and monsters -- ever, perfectly timed for the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein.
A riveting and atmospheric picture book about the young woman who wrote one of the greatest horror novels ever written and one of the first works of science fiction, Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein is an exploration of the process of artistic inspiration that will galvanize readers and writers of all ages.

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El Chupacabras
Synopsis:

A long time ago, a girl named Carla lived on a goat farm with her father, Hector. One night, a goat disappeared from the farm and turned up flat as a pancake. Only one creature could do that–El Chupacabras, the goatsucker! Legend has it that El Chupacabras is a fearsome beast, but you can’t believe everything you hear…and sometimes the truth is even more interesting.

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