People were tried for being werewolves on a regular basis in medieval Europe. One of the last convictions took place in Salzburg, Austria in 1720. Superstition run amok. How do I happen to possess this nugget of information? My son Christopher loves mythical monsters. Two great kids books on werewolves are Mythical Monsters by Chris McNab and Werewolves by Stephen Krensky. 2B pencil on Strathmore 400 Series Drawing medium paper (9" x 12").