How to Be a Werewolf: The Claws-On Guide for the Modern Lycanthrope (Hardcover)

The Claws-On Guide for the Modern Lycanthrope

By Serena Valentino

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763653873, 144pp.

Publication Date: February 8, 2011



Celebrate your inner beast and harness that newfound animal magnetism with this essential guide to the lycanthropic lifestyle.
Are you subject to savage moods, extreme and unexplained buffness, and cravings for meat on the rare side? Do you long for super speed and reflexes, along with rapid healing and maybe a talent for telepathy? Welcome to the pack and get ready to howl as you sink your claws into this guide to everything life as a werewolf has to offer. Among its abundant fur-raising topics:
A look at good, bad, and ugly transformation styles, including an
answer to the question of what happens to your clothes.
A quiz to determine if you re a menace to society, and tips on
taking precautions
Planning your social schedule around the lunar calendar
Dating hints, from the risks and rewards of cross-species romance to
avoiding your sweetheart's family pet
Killer fashion suggestions, from urban (leather and hardware) to a
cute and foxy kitsune look
Ideas, decorations, and recipes for a full-moon party
Tales of real-life werewolves, plus lore and legends from around
the world
Juicy reading material and gems of the silver screen.

About the Author

Serena Valentino is the author of How to Be a Zombie, as well as the Nightmares & Fairy Tales and GloomCookie comic book series. She lives in San Francisco.