Monster Science: The Science Behind Vampires, Witches and Ghosts

Joy Lin

Illustrated by Violet Tobacco
6-9 years
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08 July 2021
32 pages

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

Could a vampire survive on a diet of blood alone? Could a witch really fly on a broomstick when you apply the laws of physics? Can haunted houses be explained by biology? Discover whether the scariest 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, comedian and presents superpower science theories at various Comic Cons and is author of the series Superpower Science.