The Windigo's Return by Douglas Wood
A North Woods Story

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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. By the author of Old Turtle.

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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. Sue Stauffacher is a professional journalist and has been writing a children's book review column for 10 years. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Greg Couch is the illustrator of many children's books. He has received two Society of Illustrators Silver Medals. He lives in Nyack, New York.
Published September 1, 1996 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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302, 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;

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