Bigfoot is Missing! by J. Patrick Lewis, Kenn Nesbitt, MinaLima

By J. Patrick Lewis, Kenn Nesbitt, MinaLima

Children's Poets Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and Kenn Nesbitt workforce as much as provide a sensible, stealthy travel of the creatures of shadowy fantasy and fearsome legend—the attractive, the funny, and the unusual. Bigfoot, the Mongolian dying bug, and the Loch Ness Monster quantity among the creatures lurking inside those pages. Readers could have to seem twice—the poems during this e-book are disguised as highway indicators, newspaper headlines, graffiti, milk cartons, and extra!

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However, a number of prominent scientists view the evidence as compelling, and some suggest that Bigfoot may be a descendant of a presumed-extinct giant ape called Gigantopithecus. Black Shuck England This animal, also called Old Shuck or Old Shock, is a ghostly black dog who roams the East Anglian countryside and is part of the ancient folklore of Norfolk and Suffolk. ” The size of a pony or large dog, the Shuck has a loud and frightening howl, but its footsteps are silent. Some believe that the Shuck legend derives from Viking myths of Odin.

Nandi Bear Kenya Called the Abominable Snowman of Africa, the Nandi Bear, never yet captured, is one of the most notorious beasts of legend. Nocturnal and powerfully built with high shoulders and a sloping back, it is possibly an unrecognized hyena subspecies. Ngoubou Cameroon About the size of an ox, the Ngoubou is a ceratopsian-like cryptid supposedly inhabiting the savanna of west central Africa. Though Ngoubou means “rhinoceros,” the pygmy tribes of Cameroon claim the animal is not a normal rhino.

The size of a pony or large dog, the Shuck has a loud and frightening howl, but its footsteps are silent. Some believe that the Shuck legend derives from Viking myths of Odin. Bunyip Australia First reported in the early 19th century, the Bunyip is believed to lurk in swamps and waterholes. Bunyip, meaning “devil” or “evil spirit,” is known by many names— and as many descriptions—across Aboriginal Australia. A dreaded creature with supposed supernatural powers, it preys on the unsuspecting who encroach upon its territory.

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