Animal Zombies! (Paperback)

And Other Bloodsucking Beasts, Creepy Creatures, and Real-Life Monsters

By Chana Stiefel

National Geographic Children's Books, 9781426331497, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 28, 2018

List Price: 14.99*
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Description

Zombie alert! Meet the real-life monsters of the animal kingdom and explore the gory, gross, and creepy behaviors these creatures have honed in order to survive.

Do monsters really exist? Find out for yourself in this fun-filled book, featuring some real-life wonders of nature: zombifying parasites, bloodsucking vampires, aliens, sea beasts, ghosts, and more. Discover more than 50 creatures with unusual talents, find out what makes each animal tick, and whether they are truly "monsters" after all. Features include eye-popping photography, spine-tingling scientific info, the most up-to-date research, and fun facts for extra knowledge. You'll also meet the "Mad Scientist" experts who study these creatures, explore the creepy origins of their mythical counterparts, and learn how these spooky adaptations help them survive.


About the Author

CHANA STIEFEL is a children's book author and freelance writer. She has written more than 20 nonfiction books and dozens of articles for kids. Her writing offers a fresh, new perspective on topics including wildlife, weather, volcanoes, earthquakes, skyscrapers, forensics, and many other science and history-related subjects.