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Author Johnson, Hal, author.

Title Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods : 20 chilling tales from the wilderness / Hal Johnson ; illustrated by Tom Mead.

Publication Info. New York : Workman Publishing Company, [2015]
©2015
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 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J JOHNSON    AVAILABLE
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Description 167 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Note Some illustrations printed with glow-in-the-dark ink.
"Adapted from a book by William T. Cox"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-167).
Contents Hodag -- Hugag -- Gumberoo -- Roperite -- Snoligoster -- Leprocaun -- Funeral Mountain Terrashot -- Slide-Rock Bolter -- Toteroad Shagamaw -- Wapaloosie -- Cactus Cat -- Squonk -- Whirling Whimpus -- Acropelter -- Hoop Snake -- Snow Wasset -- Central American Whintosser -- Billdad -- Tripodero -- Hyampom Hog Bear -- Fearsome facts -- For those wanting more.
Summary Meet the fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods! The Hodag, like a spinybacked bull-horned rhinoceros packing 3,000 pounds of carnivorous fury. The Snoligoster, the reptilian beast that feeds on the shadows of its victims. And deadlier than a rattler, copperhead, or cottonmouth combined, the Hoop Snake, which can chase prey at speeds up to 60 miles per hour and then, with one sting of its venomous tail, cause the victim to turn purple, swell up, and die. For every kid who loves a good scare, here are 20 spooky, macabre, and yet whimsical tales about the most fantastical beasts in American folklore. Originally published in 1910 by William T. Cox and now inspiringly retold by Hal Johnson, author of Immortal Lycanthropes, Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods is pure fun. Straight out of the era of Paul Bunyan, it speaks to an earlier time in American history, when the woods were indeed dark and deep and filled with mystery.
Audience 1120L Lexile
Note 1120L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 7.7 4 185597
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.7 4 185597
Subject Cox, William T. (William Thomas), 1878-1961 -- Adaptations -- Juvenile fiction.
Animals, Mythical -- Juvenile fiction.
Added Author Cox, William T. (William Thomas), 1878-1961. Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods.
Mead, Tom, illustrator.
Added Title 20 chilling tales from the wilderness
Twenty chilling tales from the wilderness
ISBN 9780761184614 (hardcover)
0761184619 (hardcover)
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