In South America, there is a horrible creature called El Hombre del Saco (the sack man) who goes around collecting naughty children in his sack, and then eating them! He is part of a world brotherhood of evil and grotesque monsters whose survival depends on naughty children – the Gurumapa in Nepal, the Black Annis in England, the Cuca in Brazil, or the Baubas in Lithuana are just some of them!
Scaring naughty children with tales of ugly, evil monsters is a worldwide phenomenon. Here’s a selection of 31 of the worst of them!
31 Mythical Creatures Used to Scare Children From Around the World:
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