The Legend of the Windigo: A Tale from Native North America

by Gayle Ross

Hardcover, 1996

Status

Available

Collection

Publication

Dial (1996), Edition: 1st, Hardcover, 32 pages

Description

A fast-paced version of the story of the first mosquitoes and the monster Windigo.

Physical description

32 p.; 8.75 x 0.5 inches

ISBN

0803718985 / 9780803718982

Barcode

3945

User reviews

LibraryThing member lvalido
I am not familiar with Native American folktales and that was what originally attracted me to this book. The author does point out that this story is a mixture of tales re-spun in this story. The illustration of the Windigo is captivating in its style and the presence it gives off. It seems more of a magical being than scary. Even the necklace still makes me think of a medicine man instead of a monster. Then I noticed the eyes. Dark empty holes. Beautiful tale.… (more)

Pages

32

Rating

(5 ratings; 3.9)
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