Are You Afraid Yet?: the science behind scary stuff

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Kids Can Press,
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English
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1000L
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Want a good scare? Try reading about severed heads that blink, killer viruses that eat their human host, and real-life werewolves (just for starters)! Scared yet? That's okay - feeling scared is natural and useful. Want to know more about these and other fears? Pick up this one-of-a-kind book, an illustrated investigation into all the stuff that's frightened us out of our wits for centuries and the gruesome, gory, gut-churning science behind it. What makes our skin crawl and our spines tingle? Why do we shiver? Why do scary movies make us scream? Uncover the truth behind such scaremongers as King Kong, UFOs, vampires, mummies, ghosts, haunted houses, and many more. First-person and historical accounts and expert scientific opinions make this the ideal book for both skeptics and believers - and anyone who loves a good old-fashioned scare. The comic-book style panels and bite-sized freaky facts mean that you can gorge on or just nibble little bits of scary stuff. Ages 9-12
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9781554532957
9781554532940
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Grouping Title are you afraid yet the science behind scary stuff
Grouping Author omeara stephen james
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subject_facet Children's books, Ghosts, Ghosts -- Juvenile literature, Monsters, Monsters -- Miscellanea, Monsters -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature, Science, Science -- Juvenile literature, Young adult literature
title_display Are You Afraid Yet? : The Science Behind Scary Stuff
title_full Are You Afraid Yet? : The Science Behind Scary Stuff Omeara, Stephen James., Are you afraid yet? : the science behind scary stuff / written by Stephen James O'Meara ; illustrated by Jeremy Kaposy
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