Vampires: The Truth Behind History's Creepiest Bloodsuckers

Vampires: The Truth Behind History's Creepiest Bloodsuckers

by Alicia Z. Klepeis

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Stories about hungry vampires hunting for a meal of fresh blood have been around for thousands of years. This eBook can take young readers on a trip through time to learn about ancient and medieval lore about vampires. Then explore how vampire stories have changed over time until these bloodthirsty monsters became the lonesome and tortured creatures often seen in today's popular culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515730699
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 12/21/2015
Series: Monster Handbooks Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 22 MB
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Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

From jellybeans to strange snakes, Alicia Klepeis loves to research fun and out-of-the-ordinary topics that make nonfiction exciting for readers. Alicia Klepeis began her career at the National Geographic Society. Alicia’s travels have taken her from Singapore to Sydney to Sumbawa. Everywhere she goes she samples the local ice cream, gum, and candy options. Alicia has written several books and magazine articles for many markets, and is currently working on several nonfiction projects on international food, cool inventions, and world cultures. She lives with her family in upstate New York.

Table of Contents

Creepy, Undead Bloodsuckers 4

Chapter 1 Vampires in the Ancient World 6

Chapter 2 Medieval Vampire Folklore 10

Chapter 3 Medieval Monster Hunting 16

Chapter 4 Vampires Today 22

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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