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An illustrated field guide to the mysterious creatures and beings from the folklore and legends of Maine and surrounding area. This book is dedicated to sharing the secrets of our ancestral stories, and is sure to delight all ages. Mythical Creatures of Maine examines all aspects of over 40 mysterious creatures in Maine. Creatures include modern cryptids like Bigfoot though mostly it focuses on older, more culturally specific myths and legends from lumberjacks, guides, early European immigrants, and the indigenous Wabanaki. It also features discussions about the interplay between cultures and the evolution of the stories and names of these creatures. While written for the general audience, it has over 100 academic references and is simultaneously a scholarly and traditionally folksy, and whimsical look at these magical creatures.