Stories of mysterious and magical creatures appear in many cultures and places around the world. This series highlights legends about eight of these mythical beasts, revealing both what the legends say and how these stories likely began. This book explores thrilling legends about the kraken. Short paragraphs of easy-to-read text are paired with eye-catching images to make reading engaging and accessible. The book also includes a table of contents, fun facts, sidebars, comprehension questions, a glossary, an index, and a list of resources for further reading. AGES: 7 to 9 Apex empowers striving readers to explore their interests with the support they need to succeed. With bold layouts and eye-catching images paired with short, simple sentences and relatively few words per page, Apex books provide high-interest narratives that are accessible and engaging.