The discovery of King Tut's tomb -- and rumors of a deadly curse -- ignited the public imagination and its long-standing fears of the living dead. One result was the 1932 film The Mummy and Boris Karloff's eerie portrayal. The movie has often been imitated, but it remains a classic in film horror.
"This fun series - short books about creatures from mythology, film and television, popular culture and real life - now boasts 37 titles...aimed at fourth through eighth graders, the series uses a distinctive font for its titles and subheadings and each volume contains dozens of color photos and illustrations, a glossary of key terms and an annotated list of books and Web sites for further exploration."
--Doug's Student Reference Room, July 2009
Price: US $30.45