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Author Keenan, Sheila, author.

Title What is the story of Frankenstein? / by Sheila Keenan ; illustrated by David Malan.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Workshop, [2019]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl Juvenile Series  J 823.7 Kee    ---  Available
Description 105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series WHO HQ
Note "The New York Times best-selling series. An official WHO HQ book"--Cover.
Summary "Your favorite characters are now part of the Who HQ library! One of the most iconic monsters of all time comes to life in our What Is the Story Of? series. From his origins in Mary Shelley's 1818 novel, through his many movie portrayals in the twentieth century, Frankenstein is one of the most recognizable characters in the world. His iconic look is a go-to Halloween costume for kids and adults alike. But how did the mad scientist and his creation become so popular? Author Sheila Keenan explains his spooky origin story, the history of the movies, and what lies ahead for this monstrous creature"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105).
Contents What Is the Story of Frankenstein?-- A Spooky Contest -- Mary Shelley Writes a Book -- Scary Science -- Frankenstein Is Published -- Beyond the Book -- Horror Goes to Hollywood -- The Monster Is Loose! -- Frankenstein Returns More Than Once -- It's Still Alive!
Subject Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851. Frankenstein -- Juvenile literature.
Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile literature.
Frankenstein's Monster (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile literature.
Frankenstein films -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Malan, David, illustrator.
ISBN 9781524788421 (pbk.)

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