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Fields, Jan

Spot the Swamp Lizard Man

(4) 4-6 Calico Chapter Books: Monster Hunters series. Illustrated by Scott Brundage. Gabe, Tyler, and Sean continue to help Gabe's older brother document proof of mythical and legendary monsters for his internet show Discover Cryptids; these outings take the crew to the Ozark Mountains (Howler), West Virginia (Mothman), South Carolina (Swamp Lizard), and Saskatchewan (Turtle Lake). Despite the stilted dialogue, reluctant or struggling middle-grade readers will appreciate the large print, short chapters, and action-packed illustrations. Review covers the following Calico: Monster Hunters titles: Hunt the Ozark Howler, Meet the Mothman, Spot the Swamp Lizard Man, and Track the Turtle Lake Monster.

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