The mystery of vampires and werewolves /

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by Oxlade, Chris.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Series: Can science solve? Published by : Heinemann Library, (Chicago :) Physical details: 32 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 27 cm. Subject(s): Vampires. | Werewolves. | Children's literature --2009. Year : 2008 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Birchwood Intermediate School 398.4 OXL Available

Includes bibliographical references and index.

About mysteries -- Beginnings of a mystery -- What are vampires? -- From person to wolf -- Vampire stories -- Werewolf stories -- A dead person's soul -- Changing into a wolf -- The vampire disease -- Animal vampires -- Werewolf science -- Stories and films.

Looks at legends about vampires and werewolves in different cultures, their reputed appearance and behavior, similarities between the two creatures, and possible scientific explanations of the old stories.