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  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9781785945335
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 312
  • RRP: $59.99

Doctor Who: The Monster Vault




The ultimate guide to every monster in the Whoniverse, from the Abzorbaloff to Zygons - including in-depth biographies, classic episodes, making of anecdotes, and more.

You're going to need a bigger sofa...

Doctor Who's biggest and most comprehensive monster guide yet, The Monster Vault takes you on the ultimate tour of theWhoniverse, discovering and cataloguing every wonderful and terrifying creature the Doctor has ever encountered.

From the notorious Daleks, to evil Stenza warrior Tzim-Sha and the ancient Thijarians, The Monster Vault features in-depth profiles on each monster, showing the Doctor's most dangerous enemies in their natural habitat and unveiling their secret histories. You will also discover how monsters were created and designed, behind-the-scenes secrets, unseen details from the original scripts, case studies and rare artwork.

This lavish and visually stunning book provides an unrivalled wealth of information, allowing you to explore the rich history of Doctor Who and expand your knowledge and understanding of characters old and new.

  • Published: 1 December 2020
  • ISBN: 9781785945335
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 312
  • RRP: $59.99

About the authors

Jonathan Morris

Jonathan Morris is a long-standing contributor toDoctor Who Magazine and has written five Doctor Who novels and over 70 audio dramas for Big Finish Productions. He has also authored documentaries for the Doctor Who DVD range and contributed to The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who and The Shakespeare Notebooks. Outside of Doctor Who, he's written for various TV comedy shows and has had numerous sitcom scripts optioned and piloted. This is his first monster book.

Penny CS Andrews

Penny CS Andrews is a writer, performer, activist and academic researcher. They are non-binary, hence the singular they, and have presented at conferences from across the world. Penny has been interviewed by theGuardian, ITV and BBC Radio 4 amongst others about autism, though mostly they talk about Doctor Who, pop culture, politics, fandom and Ed Balls.

Lee Johnson

Lee Johnson is a freelance illustrator of books and audio dramas. He has a passion for film posters, using a cinematic style to give his artwork maximum impact while staying true to the aesthetics of the story. He illustrated Doctor Who: The Complete History (2015-2019) for Panini UK and Hachette Partworks, Doctor Who: The Brilliant Book (2010-2011) for BBC Books, and Blake’s 7 for Big Finish Productions.

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