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10 books about mythical creatures

Pick up one of these featured titles on mythical creatures in May 2021.

There are hundreds of books published on mythical creatures. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

The Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Creatures by DK

Category: Animals

This book was published last year by DK Children and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.

The Mythical Creatures Bible: The Definitive Guide to Legendary Beings (Volume 14) (Mind Body Spirit Bibles) by Brenda Rosen

Category: Mythology & Folklore

This book was published 12 years ago by Sterling and takes approximately 13.3 hours to read.

The Compendium of Magical Beasts: An Anatomical Study of Cryptozoology's Most Elusive Beings by Dr. Veronica Wigberht-Blackwater

Category: Magical Realism

This book was published 3 years ago by Running Press Adult and takes approximately 6.9 hours to read.

The Atlas of Monsters: Mythical Creatures from Around the World by Sandra Lawrence

Category: Interactive Adventures

This book was published 2 years ago by Running Press Kids and takes approximately 2.1 hours to read.

Monsters and Mythical Creatures from around the World by Heather Frigiola

Category: Folklore & Mythology

This book was published 2 years ago by Red Feather and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

The Resurrectionist: The Lost Work of Dr. Spencer Black by E. B. Hudspeth

Category: Horror

This book was published 8 years ago by Quirk Books and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.

A Field Guide to Griffins, Unicorns, and Other Mythical Beasts (Fantasy Field Guides) by A. J. Sautter

Category: Reference

This book was published 7 years ago by Capstone Press and takes approximately 1.1 hours to read.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Harry Potter) by Newt Scamander

Category: Animals

This book was published 4 years ago by Arthur A. Levine Books and takes approximately 5.3 hours to read.

The Secret History of Mermaids by Ari Berk

Category: Animals

This book was published 12 years ago by Candlewick and takes approximately 1.6 hours to read.

Classical Mythology A to Z: An Encyclopedia of Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines, Nymphs, Spirits, Monsters, and Places by Annette Giesecke

Category: Greece

This book was published last year by Black Dog & Leventhal and takes approximately 12.5 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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