Here there be monsters: the legendary kraken and the giant squid

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Houghton Mifflin,
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2010.
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HP Newquist's fast-paced account reveals how long-ago myths about the kraken transformed into the modern study ofArchiteuthis dux, the giant squid.Weaving scientific discovery with historical accounts—along with the giant squid’s appearance in film and literature—Here There Be Monsters explores the mystery of this creature in fascinating detail. Readers will find that the monster remains hidden no longer, because scientists have finally seen the kraken with their own eyes . . . alive and rising up out of the sea.

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9780547076782
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title Here there be monsters : the legendary kraken and the giant squid
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