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Is Bigfoot (aka Sasquatch) a descendent of the extinct giant ape Gigantopithecus? Or is it a myth turned pop-culture phenom that we want to believe is real? In this objectively written graded reader, author Bonnie Worth examines the evidence for and against the existence of the alleged ape, including its role in native North American folklore, famous sightings and notoriou ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 28th 2010 by Random House Books for Young Readers
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James McIntosh
My children are too young to have enjoyed this book when I read it out loud (the oldest one isn't even 3 yet), but I found it to be a fairly interesting kid's book. Part of the reason may be that I just find these sorts of topics captivating, as many people do. We believe that there is no way creatures like Bigfoot could secretly exist, but at the same time we feel that maybe, just maybe, they could. This book fuels the mystery and eeriness by presenting eyewitness accounts from throughout histo ...more
Michael
Aug 04, 2013 rated it liked it
If Bigfoot is a myth, then why is it one that never seems to go away? Here is a first look at the mystery through ancient artifacts, first hand accounts, and all the way to the recorded evidence. Read it and decide for yourself.
Christiane
Oct 21, 2010 rated it liked it
An easy to read introduction to the mystery of Bigfoot. I think there's always interest in this subject in the Pacific Northwest and this book is well-researched with lots of pictures and photographs and maintains a nice balance between skepticism and belief.
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I enjoyed the "fact vs. fiction" nature of this book. The author did a nice job presenting both sides of the issue. My students find this book mighty intriguing, so I had to read it.
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BONNIE WORTH is the author of countless books for young readers, among them the Cat in the Hat Learning Library books If I Ran the Rain Forest, HarK! A Shark!, Oh Say Can You Seed? (winner of the 2003 Ohio Farm Bureau Award), Wish for a Fish, Oh Say Can You Say Di-No-Saur?, Would You Rather Be a Pollywog?, Ice Is Nice!, and Safari, So Good!

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