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In the dark of the night, in the deep of the woods, there dwells a creature that is neither man nor beast. Considered by some to be supernatural, many would call his plight a curse. The curse of the werewolf. Hunted, feared, and deified this snarling being is the stuff legends are made of. This classic tale of terror from noted children's author Eugene Field will have you howling at the moon!

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The Werewolf

Eugene Field

Varla Ventura

Magical Creatures

A Weiser Books Collection

This ebook edition first published in 2011 by Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC.

With offices at:

665 Third Street, Suite. 400

San Francisco, CA 94107

Copyright © 2011 by Red Wheel/Weiser LLC. All rights reserved.

Excerpted from The Second Book of Tales by Eugene Field. Scribner and Sons: New York, 1911

eISBN: 978-1-61940-002-3

Cover design by Jim Warner

Cover photograph © Nodff

What Big Eyes You Have

Eugene Field was perhaps best known for his delightful stories, lullabies, and nursery rhymes for children. His work was so popular in its day that the great painter Maxfield Parrish illustrated several of the storybooks. But one of his lesser-known and far more sinister works is this short story, The Werewolf. A tangled tale of love and viciousness, jealousy and curses, the author's command of the written word comes across heart-wrenchingly throughout. When I read the following passage I had the vision of one of the most disturbing and beautiful places