The Mystery of Vampires and Werewolves

The Mystery of Vampires and Werewolves


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Do Vampires Really Suck Your Blood?

How did Werewolf Myths Begin?

Who was the Real-Life Vampire of Transylvania?

The mystery of vampires and werewolves has puzzled people for hundreds of years. Do some people really transform into blood-hunting creatures at night? If so, what sort of creatures are they?

Can Science Solve? explores some of the world's most baffling mysteries. Can we get to the bottom of them using science and logic, or will they continue to mystify us forever? Discover all of the theories, from the reasonable to the ridiculous, then decide for yourself what to believe.

expert explanations and dramatic photographs

up-to-date information about scientific developments and research

analyses of fakes and hoaxes that explain how they were solved

a glossary to explain unfamiliar words, further resources, and web search tips.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588109323
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Series: Can Science Solve? Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 4.32(w) x 10.56(h) x 0.13(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Chris Oxlade is an experienced author of non-fiction books for children. He has written more than 200 titles on science, technology, sports and hobbies, from encyclopedia articles to fun activity books.

Table of Contents

Unsolved Mysteries 4

Beginnings of a Mystery 6

Vampire Myths 8

Werewolf Myths 10

Vampire Stories 12

Werewolf Theories 14

Vampire Theories 16

Werewolf Theories 18

Vampire Science 20

Animal Vampires 22

Werewolf Science 24

Stories and Movies 26

What do you Think? 28

Glossary 30

Find out More 31

Index 32

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