This infographic by delves into dark corners around the world and dredges up 31 boogeyman myths that parents have used to scare children into behaving for centuries. These disturbing, wicked creatures have been employed by parents, teachers, and guardians to scare children into obedience, dissauding them from wandering into dark woods, staying out too late after school, throwing a fit around bedtime, or just having a rotten attitude.

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31 Mythical Creatures Used to Scare Children From Around the World


Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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