Forgotten Beasts

What do you know about our planet's strangest extinct creatures?

Less celebrated than the dinosaurs, these beasts are equally impressive. Enjoy Matt Sewell's characteristic watercolor illustrations and witty, fascinating descriptions of these amazing creatures that once did walk the planet.

Organized chronologically, the creatures illustrated and described include:

  • Sabre tooth tigers and woolly mammoths
  • Glyptodon – the armadillo as big as a VW Beetle car
  • Megalodon – the monster 60 foot (18m) shark
  • Water King penguin – the red and grey penguin the size of a man
  • Ornimegalonyx – the largest owl that ever existed
  • Deinotherium – the huge, elephant-like creature with tusks positioned on its lower jaw and curved, facing downwards
  • Short-nosed bear – the massive fearsome bear that kept North America human-free
  • Aurochs – the striped wild bull with huge horns
  • Megatherium – the giant sloth that was as large as a modern elephant
  • Hardcover
  • 9.29 x 0.35 x 12.05 inches
  • 96 pages
  • Published July 30, 2019