We were recently sent a copy of Secrets of the Vampire: A supernatural sourcebook of our legend and lore by Julie Légère & Elsa Whyte, illustrated by Laura Pérez. The perfect gift for all vampire-obsessed teens, Secrets of the Vampire is the must-have read for this Halloween. Read on for your chance to win a copy.
Secrets of the Vampire
Step into the shadows and uncover the centuries-old myths and legends that lie beneath the figure of the vampire, with this magical compendium of facts and fiction. Whether rising from a coffin in the dead of night or stalking its prey, hidden in plain sight, the vampire is one of the most alluring beings in world folklore. Decode the deathly world of the vampire in this lavishly illustrated field guide, covering famous vampires such as Count Dracula and his historical counterpart, to the vampiric aversion to sunlight, garlic and their supernatural abilities. Even Edward Cullen’s story is covered!
Learn how to tell a vampire from a living person and discover the meanings behind occult symbols – Secrets of the Vampire is the perfect deep-dive into a fascinating area of folklore, perfect for all vampire-obsessed teenagers.
Secrets of the Vampire is written by Julie Légère, a writer living and practising in Paris, and Elsa Whyte, a writer, editor and witch living in Paris.
Laura Pérez is an illustrator, animator and witch. She studied illustration in Spain, France and Canada and her artwork has been exhibited all over Europe and Asia. Her exquisite illustrations have been featured in many publications including The Washington Post, National Geographic and the Wall Street Journal. Laura was awarded the Valendia National Comic Illustration Award in 2015.
Secrets of the Vampire: A supernatural sourcebook of our legend and lore by Julie Légère & Elsa Whyte, illustrated by Laura Pérez, was published on the 10th August 2023 by Quarto. The book is perfect for ages 9-14 years, priced £14.99. The perfect gift for all vampire-obsessed teens, Secrets of the Vampire is the must-have read for this Halloween.
Win a copy of Secrets of the Vampire
I am delighted to offer readers of the gingerbread house the chance to win Secrets of the Vampire published by Quarto. To enter my giveaway you must answer the question via the Rafflecopter widget below and leave a comment to win, there are some bonus entries too. The giveaway is open to those with a UK postal address only and ends on 12th September at midnight. The winners name will appear on this post. Good luck!