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

Johnson, Hal, 1972- (author.). Cox, William T. (William Thomas), 1878-1961 Adapted from (work): Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods. (Added Author). Mead, Tom, (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 9780761184614
  • ISBN: 0761184619
  • ISBN: 9781523501212
  • Physical Description: 167 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing Company, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Adapted from a book by William T. Cox, published in 1910 and now in the public domain, also called Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods"--Title page verso.
Some illustrations printed with glow-in-the-dark ink.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-167).
Formatted Contents Note: 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, etc.: 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. 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.
Target Audience Note: 1120 Lexile.
Subject: Animals, Mythical > United States > Juvenile literature.
Cox, William T. (William Thomas), 1878-1961 > Adaptations > Juvenile literature.

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