Tales of the Cryptids

Not only will we be featuring fantastic books every day, but fun bloggers too. Meet Loree Griffin Burns, a panelist for the Middle Grade/YA non-fiction list who proves that while this may be one of the smaller categories, it doesn’t lack for offbeat gems like Tales of the Cryptids:

This meaty middle-grade non-fiction title takes readers on an adventure in cryptozoology. “Crypto-What?” asks the opening chapter title. Cryptozoology, “the study of and searching for legendary animals—called cryptids—to find out if there’s any possibility that these mysterious animals people say they’ve seen really exist.” From Bigfoot to the Loch Ness Monster to prehistoric cryptids you may never have heard of, this book tells readers what is true, what is not, and what scientists just can’t be sure about.

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