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Wiley and the Hairy Man: Adapted from an American Folktale

4.22  ·  Rating Details ·  45 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
With his mother's help, Wiley outwits the hairy creature that dominates the swamp near his home by the Tombigbee River.
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published April 1st 1976 by MacMillan Publishing Company (first published January 1st 1976)
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Miriam
Jun 06, 2008 Miriam rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: younger
David and Goliath?
Only if Goliath was a freaky cannibal monster and David got saved by his mum.

This book and The Tailypo scared the crap out of me when I was a tyke. Also the Ring Wraiths in LOTR, but who reads that to a toddler, anyway?
Annie
Feb 14, 2014 Annie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I'll need to revisit this one to see what I think now, but I remember being completely captivated by this books as a kid. It was the perfect scary story.
Demeny
Dec 31, 2011 Demeny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh jeeze did I love this. A lot. It was right up there with The Strawberry Snatcher and Cinderella. Molly Bang was my hero.
Ellen Brandt
Can Wiley and his Mom outsmart the conniving Hairy Man?
A folk tale from the American South, told in an easy chapter book format
Mrs. Brandt
Can Wiley and his Mom outsmart the conniving Hairy Man?
A folk tale from the American South, told in an easy chapter book format
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