Northwoods Cradle Song by Douglas Wood
From a Menominee Lullaby

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A poetic adaptation of a Menominee lullaby follows a mother's bedtime song to her little warrior, which describes the whisper of the night winds, the call of the whippoorwill, the silken wings of moths, and other natural images.
 

About Douglas Wood

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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 guide. Desimini has created oil paintings as well as multimedia art for numerous children's books and adult book jackets.
 
Published April 1, 1996 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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This lullaby of the north has been translated from the language of the Menominee people and then adapted by Wood (Old Turtle, 1991, etc.).

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The northwoods of turn-of-the-century Wisconsin form the soul-nourishing setting of a Native American lullaby, lyrically rendered by the author of Old Turtle. Working in oils, Desimini (The Great Peac

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The northwoods of turn-of-the-century Wisconsin form the soul-nourishing setting of a Native American lullaby, lyrically rendered by the author of Old Turtle.

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