August 2022 MYTHICAL BEASTS Magazine

By: Shanleigh Klassen Photo By: @beachesandreads

Have you ever dreamed of having a magical beast as a pet?

OwlCrate Jr's August 2022 MYTHICAL BEASTS box is packed full of all sorts of mythical beasts and creatures from stories and legends. The August featured book is a fun-filled adventure featuring a totally destructive, yet absolutely adorable mythical creature and their loving caretaker. Laughs and adventure abound in this thrilling story!

Below you'll find our August 2022 monthly magazine with an interview with our featured author, a create-your-own creature activity, and more!

Scroll down to check out this magazine, or download the complete magazine HERE.

Spoilers ahead!

Nothing's more magical than a phoenix in flight! This beautiful illustration was brought to vivid life by the legendary Melanie Demmer. What's your favorite mythical beast?

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Spoiler List

Take a peek at the incredible goodies we includes in this month's box, as well as the artists who brought them to life!

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Interview with the Author

Thank you so much to Greg van Eekhout, author of Fenris & Mott, for letting us feature this incredible adventure starring a destructive pup from Norse myths and legends.

Read on to discover what inspired the writing of Fenris & Mott, his favorite scene, and more!


Don't miss out on a chance to discuss this delightful story with like-minded readers! Join us for our monthly Book Club Read-Along for Fenris & Mott. This month's book club starts next week on Monday, September 19th and our reading schedule will be as follows:


  • Thursday, September 22 — Chapters 1 - 6
  • Monday, September 26 — Chapters 7 - 12
  • Thursday, September 29 — Chapters 13 - 17 [End]

**Anyone who participates in the comments will be entered to win a free OwlCrate Jr box!**

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Creativity Corner

Grab a die and see what beast fate has in store! 

Download PDF here

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Community Feature

Anne Lambelet has created some of our favorite Jr items of the passed few years, from art prints to tin suitcases to the incredible tin chest inspired by The Hobbit and featured in this month's box! 

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We always love seeing bookworms opening their boxes, taking reading selfies and enjoying their new OwlCrate Jr goodies. Why not snap a few pics yourself and join in on the fun!

Didn’t receive the August box? No problem! Show us your favorite place to read and you may just win a box to show off for next month.

Tag your photos with #OCJRMYTHICAL for your chance to win a free box and be featured on our Instagram account!

Be sure to join us on Thursday, September 22nd at 3 PM PT / 6 PM ET on Instagram Live for our monthly OwlBabble live author chat with Greg van Eekhout!

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Thank you to the two incredible artists who make our monthly magazines absolutely wonderful: Michelle Gray and Melanie Demmer!

And thank you to Cade from Hey Atlas Creative for creating our monthly theme reveal images every month. They're nothing short of gorgeous!

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