Monster Science: The Science Behind Unicorns, Dragons and Kraken

Joy Lin

Illustrated by Violet Tobacco
6-9 years
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12 August 2021
32 pages

The myth-busting Monster Science series explores the science behind the hottest monsters in pop culture.

Could a process of evolution develop a unicorn horn on a horse? How would dragons create fire inside their bodies? How much food would a kraken need to eat to support its gigantic body? Discover whether these mythical monsters could exist when you apply the hard facts of science.

Science principles come to life through quirky and humorous explanations, paired with illustrations that strike a balance between the right amount of gory and funny.

Author Joy Lin, named one of the most inspirational science teachers by TED Ed, has a featured series on their website. She is also a screenwriter and comedian, and presents superpower science theories at various Comic Cons. Joy is also the author of the series Superpower Science.