Celebrating our Book Release

Mel and I are celebrating our book release and sharing a few goodies. Want to celebrate with us? Here’s what’s happening:

  1. A Giveaway of one copy of A Guide to Sky Monsters: Thunderbirds, the Jersey Devil, Mothman, and Other Flying Cryptids and a $50 gift card!
  2. A new book trailer!
  3. Awesome SWAG postcards.


The giveaway is taking place on this page. To enter, you need only to sign up for our newsletter, but there are ways of gaining multiple entries. Everything is free and there are no obligations, but to win you must live in the US (the gift card won’t work anywhere else). Red Lightning Books graciously contributed the book and Mel and I are supplying the gift card. Good luck to all who enter!! You can read our entire giveaway policy here.

A Guide to Sky Monsters Book Trailer

This was so much fun to make. I am so in love with Canva.com. I do have the pro edition because it allows for so much creativity. Please let me know what you think and what you would do to change it up.

Awesome SWAG Postcards

Designed by the awesome Mel Cabre, these Sky Monster postcard sets (3 pieces) are free as long as supplies last. Send your snail mail address to me at cryptidworld@cryptidworld.com and I will get those right out to you! Hard copies are only available in the continental US, but I will happily send digital copies to anyone.

Thank you for stopping by today and for celebrating our book release with us. If you’re new, please take a few minutes to look around. Cryptid World is an ever-evolving vision of our love for the unique and fascinating critters that occupy the space in our minds and the world around us. Here you will find everything from coloring pages and puzzles to articles and interviews. Not to mention original cryptid and creature designs by Mel Cabre and our cryptid books. We don’t just love cryptids but also fascinating creations like The Bowerbird, or the design behind the Bird’s Wing.

Recent Sky Monster related blog posts include: The Jersey Devil, America’s Original Cryptid; Sky Monsters and Why We Write About Them; Teratorn – Wonderbird – Extinct or not?; The Owlman of Cornwall

We strive to entertain, offer quality content, and provoke interesting thoughts. We care about what you read but understand the need to be creative and have fun.

“There is a destiny that makes us brothers: None goes his way alone: All that we send into the lives of others comes back onto our own.” –Edwin Markham, American Poet