We’ve all heardjpeg1124519040 the speculation as to what sort of creature will become the next vampire or new “it” creature in books, film, TV shows, and ironic indie band names. Will it be werewolves? Zombies? Fallen angels? Romances featuring all these creatures are forthcoming in children’s lit, and they’ll be fighting, clawing, and howling for top billing on bookshelves everywhere.

Rather than speculate which, if any, of these creatures will take the lead and become the new hot, brooding creature of tomorrow, I thought it might be fun to list the least likely monster/creature/beast of lore to next capture the hearts and pocketbooks of countless swooning fans.

CHECK HERE for the winners.