Maya Gods and Monsters: Supernatural Stories from the Underworld and Beyond

Maya Gods and Monsters: Supernatural Stories from the Underworld and Beyond

Carol Karasik, “Maya Gods and Monsters: Supernatural Stories from the Underworld and Beyond”

Through captivating stories and lush illustrations, this book draws on ancient myth and lore of the Maya people and gives life to wild and quirky gods, magical monsters, and strange creatures. Fiery characters such as the Lords of the Underworld, Water Lily Jaguar, and the Horrible White Bone Centipede reveal Maya creation myths from centuries ago. Fifteen stories blend the natural and the supernatural into one alluring realm, reflecting the heart of the Maya people—one of the greatest civilizations in the New World.