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Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods

William T. Cox

Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods

with a few desert and mountain beasts

by William T. Cox

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Published by Bishop Pub. Co. in Sacramento, Calif. (2131 Trimble Way, Sacramento 95825) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Animals, Mythical -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William T. Cox ; illustrated by Coert DuBois.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR105 .C69 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2569248M
      LC Control Number85111981

        This is part one of the dramatic reading of "Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods" Link to the book here: Read "Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods 20 Chilling Tales from the Wilderness" by Hal Johnson available from Rakuten Kobo. Meet the snoligoster, who feeds on the shadows of its victims. The whirling whimpus, who once laid low an entire Boy Sco Brand: Workman Publishing Company.

      User Review - Flag as inappropriate A century after its publication it is impossible to state for certain whether this book was written as a serious field manual to mysterious creatures rumored to haunt the woodlands of America, as an effort to record and preserve the tall tales told by loggers and lumber jacks, or whether it was simply written with tongue firmly in cheek.4/5(1). Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods | This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable.

      Fearsome critters is a term used to describe any mythical or folkloric creature from early lumberjack tales that were said to inhabit wilderness of North me critters were an integral part of oral tradition in North American lumber camps during the turn of the 20 th century, and this tradition continues until nowadays.. Overview. Hugag, example of fearsome critter. Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts William T. Cox very few of the strange creatures of his in1agination have ever been Author: William T. Cox, Coert Du Bois.


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Illustrated throughout, including eight drawings printed with glow-in-the-dark ink, Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods is for every young reader who loves a good scare. The book was originally published in by William Thomas Cox and is now inspiringly retold by Hal Johnson, author of Immortal Lycanthropes.

The creatures are all scales /5(30). Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods was an delightfully eerie little book that was funny. I laughed out loud several times reading this book - two or three times per entry, even.

I laughed out loud several times reading this book - two or three times per entry, even/5. Today, William T. Cox’s Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods, With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts abounds in various electronic and printed formats, but at one time it was scarcely mentioned and remembered only by a small handful of devout folklorists.

Fourteen years ago, I set out on a search to find a curious volume of forgotten lore. Information on it was rare and pictures virtually. Fearsome Creatures Of The Lumberwoods book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile re /5. When I ordered my copy of Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts, it was under the mistaken assumption that it was one and the same with the book Fearsome Critters by Henry H.

Tryon. both books are absurdly short, though brilliant looks at lumberjack folklore, although Tryon's book is around ten or twenty pages longer/5(5).

Variations: Fearsome Creatures, Paul Bunyan Creatures, Lumberjack Tall Tales, and so on "Fearsome Critter" is a catchall term used for a mixed and problematic grouping of creatures. They are all said to hail from lumberjack tall tales, primarily from the American northern lumberwoods but including a few representatives from southern states.

The lumberwoods are to the logger as houses of worship are to the devotee, it is hollowed ground. Not only does the forest provide the woodsman with gainful employment, but supplies him with the inspiration from where his imagination runs rampant.

Henry Harrington Tryon's Fearsome Critters is a unique perspective from yesterday's woodsman. Cox, W. () Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods with a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts. Judd and Detweiler, Washington D. Judd and Detweiler, Washington D. 12 Comments Leave a comment.

Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts by William Thomas Cox. Publication date Publisher Press of Judd & Detweiler, inc. Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Pages: Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods, With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts Written by William T. Cox • Illustrated by Coert Du Bois • With Latin Classifications by George B.

Sudworth (Washington: Judd & Detweiler, Inc., ) Original Text and Illustrations Public Domain License. Illustrated throughout, including eight drawings printed with glow-in-the-dark ink, Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods is for every young reader who loves a good scare.

The book was originally published in by William Thomas Cox and is now inspiringly retold by Hal Johnson, author of Immortal Lycanthropes. The creatures are all scales. Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: 20 Chilling Tales from the Wilderness Lists With This Book; NYC Summer Teens Website for Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods View the Website Share.

Awards & Distinctions 1. Lasting Connections, - Selection,   The focus of my study has been the lumberwoods of North America, a land still wild and untamed at the margin, populated only by lumberjacks and their mortal enemies, the cruel trees that once tyrannized this land—and, of course, by fearsome creatures.

This book is the fruit of a lifetime of deathdefying feats in the jaws—the literal jaws Brand: Workman Publishing Company, Inc. Genre/Form: Folklore: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cox, William T. (William Thomas), Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods.

Meet the fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods. The Hodag, like a spinybacked bull-horned rhinoceros packing 3, 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.

Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: 20 Chilling Tales from the Wilderness Hal Johnson, illus. by Tom Mead.

Described as a “reimagining” of an early 20th-century book of the same name by. Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods 20 Chilling Tales From the Wilderness (Book): Johnson, Hal: Meet the fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods.

The Hodag, like a spinybacked bull-horned rhinoceros packing 3, 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. Preview this book» What people are Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts, William T.

Cox Full view - Common terms and phrases. Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods. likes 4 talking about this. In the lumberwoods is an ecosystem of fear. Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods | This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series.

In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark.

Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: 20 Chilling Tales from the Wilderness - Ebook written by Hal Johnson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods: 20 Chilling Tales from the Wilderness/5(4).Amongst the multitudes of wildlife field guides, Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods (With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts) is unique in that it deals exclusively with animals that do not exist.

Given the bizarre and often bloodthirsty nature of the fauna depicted within, it can only be a comfort that they reside purely within the rich folklore of early lumberjacks.Get this from a library!

Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods: 20 chilling tales from the wilderness. [Hal Johnson; Tom Mead; William T Cox] -- Meet the fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods! The Hodag, like a spinybacked bull-horned rhinoceros packing 3, pounds of carnivorous fury.

The Snoligoster, the reptilian beast that feeds on the.