Julie Winterbottom Fright Lopedia
November 15, 2016•9 min
It’s time to get scared silly with FRIGHTLOPEDIA: An Encyclopedia of Everything Scary, Creepy, and Spine-Chilling, from Arachnids to Zombies (Workman Publishing; August 23, 2016; Ages 8 and up), written by Julie Winterbottom and illustrated by Stefano Tambellini. From the spooky to the outrageous, FRIGHTLOPEDIA features everything you need to know about ghosts, werewolves, aliens, mummies, and more. Readers will encounter real-life creepy creatures, petrifying plants, and ghostly places they never imagined existed, plus gain practical information like how to say “boo” in 15 languages and escape from quicksand. Not limited to great scary reading, FRIGHTLOPEDIA also includes DIY creepiness like making fake blood, tips for a perfect séance, and how to look like a true zombie.