There is no shortage of literature and folklore about the famous Loch Ness. There are many fictionalized thriller or mystery novels about the Loch Ness Monster, as well as a number of children’s stories about Nessie. If you are looking for more factual books about the history or legend of the monster, most of the ones that deal with the subject fairly objectively are children’s books. Try a book such as Monsters – The Loch Ness Monster by Peggy Parks or The Loch Ness Monster by Terri Sievert, both introductory books targeted toward elementary school-age children. There are a number of comprehensive websites too. Do a Google search on "Loch Ness Information".

Travel guide books on Loch Ness are much more common. Some of the more frequently updated and recently published ones are The Complete Visitor’s Guide to Loch Ness, Inverness and the Loch Ness Monster by Andy Owens, Inverness, Loch Ness and the North East Highlands from Pathfinder Guide, or Souvenir Guides’ Loch Ness and Inverness . A map of the region, such as the ones from Explorer Maps or Pathfinder Maps, may also come in handy. If you wish to walk, bike or drive through this part of the Scottish Highlands, there are also books that cover that specifically, such as Cycling Loch Ness and the Spey Valley from Cycling Guide, Bartholomew’s Walk Loch Ness and the Spey Valley: Fully Mapped Guide to 40 Scenic Walks .