From the Back of the Book:
Welcome to Annual Number Four! Drawn from our best adventures of the recent past--not to mention the pages of DRAGON, DUNGEON, and POLYHEDRON Magazines--this volume also returns old classics to print and introduces some critters never before seen!
Over 100 creatures are presented, from the Prismatic Dragon and the Clockwork Horrors to the Shades from the Demiplane of Shadow. Creatures in this book have come from the FORGOTTEN REALMS, BIRTHRIGHT, DRAGONLANCE, RAVENLOFT, DARK SUN, RED STEEL, and GREYHAWK settings (and a few have just sprung from the fertile minds of their creators).
This collection, which is fully indexed, features new monsters from the Far Realm, and includes many creatures suitable for nautical and undersea adventures.