Say you're sailing in the south,
Or hiking in the east.
Your holiday's delightful --
Till you meet a pesky beast.
Should you ignore it?
Run and hide?
Don't make a costly blunder --
Take our handy monster guide!
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As pithy and clever as Ogden Nash at his best, Ashman profiles 13 magical creatures from as many parts of the world.| Read Full Review of The Essential Worldwide Monst...
Ashman sets up the book as a helpful travel guide ("Guaranteed—some day, some place—/ You'll meet a monster face-to-face./ Don't destroy a great vacation—/ Arm yourself with information!") and offers advice on how to handle the "monster" ("Be careful near Loch Ness./ Don't wander off, oblivious./...| Read Full Review of The Essential Worldwide Monst...