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 notorious hoaxes, Dr. Grover Kranz’s work with dermal ridges, the Gigantopithecus theory, the Patterson-Gimlin film, and much, much more. Illustrated with photographs and full-color illustrations, this high-concept easy reader will satisfy both skeptics and true believers.
BONNIE WORTH is the author of countless books for young readers, among them the Cat in the Hat Learning Library books Oh Say Can You Say Di-No-Saur?; If I Ran the Rain Forest?; Hark! A Shark!; and If I Ran… More about Bonnie Worth
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Published by Random House Books for Young Readers Sep 28, 2010| 48 Pages| 6 x 9| 7-9 years| ISBN 9780375863318