By J. Patrick Lewis, Kenn Nesbitt, MinaLima
Children's Poets Laureate J. Patrick Lewis and Kenn Nesbitt staff as much as supply a wise, stealthy travel of the creatures of shadowy fable and fearsome legend—the engaging, the funny, and the unusual. Bigfoot, the Mongolian demise trojan horse, and the Loch Ness Monster quantity one of several creatures lurking inside those pages. Readers could have to seem twice—the poems during this e-book are disguised as road symptoms, newspaper headlines, graffiti, milk cartons, and extra!
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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. Dingonek Democratic Republic of the Congo Of all the animals discovered in Africa in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the Dingonek qualifies as the weirdest.
Without actual proof, the creature remains the stuff of legend and wild speculation. 5 metres) long, with reptilian claws. The extremely territorial Dingonek lives in aquatic nests and becomes violent when disturbed. Gambo Republic of The Gambia In June 1983, teenager Owen Burnham discovered the carcass of an unidentified marine animal in The Gambia on the west coast of Africa. Locals believed it was a dolphin. 4 metres) long, with a 2½-foot (76-centimetre) beak. Paleontologists claimed that it was a previously unknown form of beaked whale.