Myths Across the Map
The werewolf, or lycanthrope, is a human that can take an animal form or an animal that can take human form. Shape-shifters are prevalent in the legends of world cultures, including the Greek minotaur, Celtic selkies, Navajo skin-walkers, and more, dating back to the oldest myths from around the globe. Cave paintings from 25,000 years ago depict images of half-human half-animal figures. This thrilling volume is full of grisly tales as well as surprising scientific explanations for some werewolf anecdotes. Remarkable artwork, coupled with spooky fact boxes, aid in producing a truly eerie reading experience.