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What is the story of Godzilla?  Cover Image Book Book

What is the story of Godzilla? / by Sheila Keenan ; illustrated by Robert Squier.

Keenan, Sheila, (author.). Squier, Robert, (illustrator.). Penguin Workshop (Firm), (publisher.).


"In 1954, Godzilla appeared on screen for the first time in a Japanese film directed by IshirĊ Honda. Awakened by nuclear radiation, the enormous sea monster has appeared in over thirty other films, making Godzilla the longest-running film franchise in history. Known as the "King of the Monsters," Godzilla has earned a huge fanbase worldwide. The dinosaur-like amphibian has been featured alongside friends and foes such as Mothra and Mechagodzilla, in TV shows, books, video games, and more. There is even a Godzilla star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! Learn about the lasting legacy of this iconic character in this nonfiction book for young readers"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593658482
  • ISBN: 0593658485
  • ISBN: 9780593658499
  • ISBN: 0593658493
  • Physical Description: 107 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, 2024.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-107).
Formatted Contents Note:
What is the story of Godzilla? -- The monster awakens -- Go, Gojira! -- How did they do that? -- Headed to America -- Emperor eras -- Big, bad, and back -- Millennium Era onward -- High tech in Hollywood and Tokyo -- Living legend.
Target Audience Note:
[Ages 8-12] [Penguin Workshop].
Subject: Godzilla films > History and criticism > Juvenile literature.
Godzilla (Fictitious character) > Juvenile literature.
Monsters in popular culture > Juvenile literature.
Godzilla films > History and criticism.
Godzilla (Fictitious character)
Monsters in popular culture.

Available copies

  • 4 of 12 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Juniata County.


  • 0 current holds with 12 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Juniata County Library J 791 KEE (Text) 39640100690351 JUNM Juvenile Non-Fiction New Checked Out 08/01/2024

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