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Published by Simon & Schuster for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • North America.

Subjects:

  • Ojibwa Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Ojibwa Indians -- Folklore.,
  • Indians of North America -- Folklore.,
  • Folklore -- North America.

Book details:

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When the fearsome Windigo begins to prey upon the People of the North Woods, a girl named Morning Star comes up with a plan to stop him.

Edition Notes

Statementby Douglas Wood ; illustrated by Greg Couch.
ContributionsCouch, Greg, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE99.C6 W73 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL782859M
ISBN 100689800657
LC Control Number95014832
OCLC/WorldCa32388587

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The Windigos are recurring antagonists of the series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. According to Clover the Clever (the character Twilight Sparkle plays in the Hearth's Warming Eve play), Windigos are malevolent spirits that feed off of the negative friction between others. Long ago, the feud between unicorns, pegasi, and earth ponies gave Windigos great power, which they use to turn the Alias: None.   Douglas Wood is the author of A Quiet Place as well as the New York Times bestselling Can't Do series. His books Old Turtle and Old Turtle and the Broken Truth were both international bestsellers. He lives in a cabin in the woods of Minnesota. A studied naturalist, Douglas shares his knowledge of nature as a wilderness : Wood (Northwoods Cradle Song, p. , etc.) has wisely chosen to adapt a Windigo tale that explains nature, rather than one that induces nightmares (the Windigo figures in north woods tales as everything from a monster to a symbol of men driven wild by the wilderness itself; tales about them make for classic ""ghost stories"" for around the campfire) for this book. When a band of Ojibwe. Wood (Northwoods Cradle Song, p. , etc.) has wisely chosen to adapt a Windigo tale that explains nature, rather than one that induces nightmares (the Windigo figures in north woods tales as everything from a monster to a symbol of men driven wild by the wilderness itself; tales about them make for classic ``ghost stories'' for around the campfire) for this book.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Windigo's Return: A North Woods Story by Douglas Wood (, Picture Book) at the best . Get this from a library! The Windigo's return: a North Woods story. [Douglas Wood; Greg Couch] -- When the fearsome Windigo begins to prey upon the People of the North Woods, a girl named Morning Star comes up with a plan to stop him. I found this book to be a wonderful retelling of an American Indian legend, beautifully illustrated, and written in the simple but resonant language that only old legends have. Central Idea of The Windigo's Return: Evil can never be truly vanquished; it will always return in some form. ()/5(2). Books shelved as wendigo: The Wendigo by Algernon Blackwood, Pet Sematary by Stephen King, Demon Hunts by C.E. Murphy, The Ithaqua Cycle by Robert M. Pri.

The Legend of the Windigo: A Tale from Native North America Hardcover – November 1, from the outset and quickly moves to a dramatic and surprising conclusion that is similar to that of The Windigo's Return (p. ) by Douglas Wood. Jacob conjures up appropriately spooky images rendered in deep-toned : Gayle Ross, Murv Jacob. The Windigo's Return: A North Woods Story by Douglas Wood , Picture Book The Windigo's Return. Windigo's: Return The Wood , Book A Douglas Story Picture Woods North by by Picture North Woods Windigo's A Book Douglas Story The Return Wood. Description. OUT OF PRINT – NO ORDERS AT THIS TIME. As the People of the North Woods begin to disappear, one by one, the villagers remain in fear of the terrible Windigo, until a young girl outsmarts him, but the Windigo vows to return each year in the form of a mosquito, in an Ojibwe legend. The wendigo (/ ˈ w ɛ n d ɪ ɡ oʊ /) or windigo (also wetiko) is a mythological man-eating creature or evil spirit from the folklore of the Native American Algonquian tribes based in the northern forests of Nova Scotia, the East Coast of Canada, and Great Lakes Region of Canada. The wendigo is described as a monster with some characteristics of a human or as a spirit who has possessed a Grouping: Legendary creature.