Books by Hal Johnson

THE BIG BOOK OF MONSTERS by Hal Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 3, 2019

"Readers on the lookout for something wicked this way coming will be terrified, grossed out, delighted. (timeline, further reading) (Nonfiction. 10-14)"
A thrilling gallery of boojums drawn from the pages, scrolls, and clay tablets of literary classics. Read full book review >
FEARSOME CREATURES OF THE LUMBERWOODS by Hal Johnson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A folk treasure as well as required reading for hikers, trail bikers, and would-be cryptid hunters. (annotated bibliography) (Folklore/fantasy. 10-13)"
A revised and considerably expanded version of one of the foundational guides to North American boojums, with (wait for it) glow-in-the-dark illustrations! Read full book review >
IMMORTAL LYCANTHROPES by Hal Johnson
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Sept. 4, 2012

"This quixotic, uber-intellectual debut, laced with literary and historical references, has some comedic elements, but is, perhaps, too smart for its own good. (Fantasy. 14 & up) "
A dark, surreal adventure follows Myron, in the company of animal shape-shifters, as he seeks his true identity. Read full book review >