Legendary Creatures
  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Deep in the Middle Eastern deserts, legends tell of creatures with extraordinary powers. From The Thousand and One Nights to Disney's Aladdin, genies have captured people's imaginations for millennia. Readers will enjoy learning about the histories and behaviors of these legendary creatures, along with their presence in popular culture. Vivid images and a helpful diagram illustrate a genie's anatomy. Additional features include a phonetic glossary, resources for further study, an index, and an introduction to the author.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2022
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2022-01-01
BISACS JNF000000, JNF052030
Dewey 398
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 700
Guided Reading Level Q
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • Looking for Genies
  • History of Genies
  • Lamps and Smoke
  • Genies Today
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Rachel Seigel

Rachel is an avid book enthusiast. She has more than 15 years of experience working with schools and libraries matching books to readers. She is also the author of several nonfiction books for children. When she isn't writing or researching fun facts, Rachel enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and her mischievous dog.


A noteworthy review of Legendary Creatures from School Library Journal on April 1, 2022

This series hooks readers from page one with descriptive storytelling. The scene is set—a crumbling cemetery, a trail deep in the woods—and children are taken on a journey to learn all about dragons, vampires, fairies, and other fantastical creatures. The books discuss the… View →

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