The United States of Cryptids


A Tour of American Myths and Monsters

Come and meet the monsters in our midst, from bigfoot to batsquatch and beyond!

Welcome to the United States of Cryptids, where mysterious monsters lurk in the dark forests, deep lakes, and sticky swamps of all fifty states. From the infamous Jersey Devil to the obscure Snallygaster, travel writer and chronicler of the strange J. W. Ocker uncovers the bizarre stories of these creatures and investigates the ways in which communities embrace and celebrate their local cryptids.

Whether you believe in bigfoot or not, this fully illustrated compendium is a fun, frightening, fascinating tour through folklore and history, exploring the stories we tell about monsters and what those stories say about us.

  • Hardcover
  • 5.53W x 8.26H x 0.97D inches
  • 288 pages