Dr. Frankenstein's monster is perhaps the best-known figures in horror. Though born long before, his most famous incarnation was in the 1931 movie that created Boris Karloff's violent but child-like monster. The making of the film, and the science and history behind it, enhance an appreciation of this famous story.
"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