In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.
This series by acclaimed Young Adult author Rick Yancey profiles the intrepid Dr. Warthrop and his young assistant Will Henry as they explore the darkest and most sinister science, Monstrumology. The Dr. and Will Henry travel across a Victorian landscape stalking creatures that live primarily in nightmares. Using their knowledge of each rare specimen and their scientific skepticism to eradicate these dangerous creatures Dr. Walthrop and Will Henry make the world a safer place one hair raising adventure at a time.
In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a New England scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy the Wendigo, a creature that starves even as it gorges itself on human flesh.
When Dr. Warthrop goes hunting for the “Holy Grail of Monstrumology” in 1888, twelve-year-old orphan Will Henry follows him to Socotra, plunging into depths of horror worse than anything he has experienced so far.
When Dr. Warthrop begins to doubt fourteen-year-old Will Henry’s loyalty, he sets him against one of the most horrific creatures in the Monstrumarium, unaware that Will’s life and his own fate will lie in the balance.