Werewolves and other shapeshifters

by West, David

Publisher: PowerKids Press in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Werewolves -- Juvenile literature,
  • Shapeshifting -- Juvenile literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

Statementillustrated by David West and written by Anita Ganeri.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesThe dark side
ContributionsGaneri, Anita, 1961-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR830.W4 W47 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24049773M
ISBN 109781615319008, 9781448815722, 9781448815739
LC Control Number2010002661

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[Anita Ganeri; David West] -- For thousands of years, people have believed that certain humans have the ability to turn into animals, particularly wolves. This book describes all kinds of shape-shifters, from the Japanese kitsune.

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In recent years, shapeshifting characters in literature, film and television have been on the rise. This has followed th Brand: Mcfarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 volume. Contents: Introduction PART 1: WEREWOLVES p Becoming a werewolf Werewolf features Warding off werewolves Werewolves in Europe Werewolves around the world PART 2: OTHER SHAPESHIFTERS p Werecats Skin-walkers and Berserkers Swan maidens and Selkies Shapeshifter Gods.

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The lyrical novel, about community and blood and love, is told in verse.Reveals the true nature of medieval belief in the Double of the Soul • Demonstrates the survival of a pagan belief that each individual owns three souls, including a double that can journey outside the physical body • Explains the nature of death and the Other World hidden beneath the monsters and superstitions in stories from the Middle Ages Monsters, werewolves, witches, and fairies.

The s have seen a change in perception of shapeshifters and werewolves as monsters to the view of them today as sympathetic and even heroic and sexy. This seems to have happened at the same time as we’ve seen a similar change in portrayals of vampires, witches, and other traditional Halloween “monsters,” though a certain sexual element.