Willa And The Wind
Janice M. Del Negro
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Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM By Janice M. Del Negro

Young Willa Rose Mariah McVale is bold, clever, and courageous That s why she s brave enough to ask Old Windy, the north wind, to return the cornmeal that he stole Old Windy might be mischievous, but he is also honorable He gives Willa a magic hanky in place of the missing cornmeal But Willa s troubles aren t over Soon she meets an innkeeper who steals the magic hankyYoung Willa Rose Mariah McVale is bold, clever, and courageous That s why she s brave enough to ask Old Windy, the north wind, to return the cornmeal that he stole Old Windy might be mischievous, but he is also honorable He gives Willa a magic hanky in place of the missing cornmeal But Willa s troubles aren t over Soon she meets an innkeeper who steals the magic hanky Thinking that the north wind has tricked her, Willa returns to his great stone house and gives him a piece of her mind Again, the north wind presents her with a gift, and again the innkeeper steals it How Willa finally outwits the innkeeper with a little help from Old Windy makes for a delicious, satisfying tale spun by a master storyteller.
  • Title: Willa And The Wind
  • Author: Janice M. Del Negro
  • ISBN: 9780761452324
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Hardcover

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Krista the Krazy Kataloguer Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
Anyone who has read a lot of folktales will recognize in this story a retelling of an old Norwegian tale. Del Negro, a librarian, has retold it in a lively and colorful manner. I enjoyed the way she uses words ("his heart turned moldy with greed"). I can tell that she told this story orally before setting it down on paper. When I read it I felt compelled to read it aloud just for the sound of the words and the colorful images they convey. The illustrator, Heather Solomon, added to the text with [...]
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Samantha Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
I always enjoy the idea of personified wind. I do have to say this wind is quite generous with the very demanding Willa, but he did steal her grain for no reason, so I suppose she is justified in her action. I liked that this folk tale retelling has a female main character who is able to get the better of the man in the end.
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Brittaney Reed Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
DelNegro,J.M.(2005)Willa and the wind. New York: Marshall Cavendish"Willa and the Wind" retold by Janice M. Del Negro and illustrated by Heather Solomon is an original story based on a Norwegian Folktale. The story One summer the wind decided to take a holiday. The sun is hot and air dry and Willa must go and fetch the cornmeal . With a swish of air the wind playfully blows and steals the cornmeal . Angry Willa marches to the winds door but he does not give the cornmeal back instead he gives her [...]
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Jackie Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
Willa and the Wind is retold from an old Norwegian folktale. The conversational tone and the brightly colored illustrations make the reader feel as if he or she is part of the storyor at the very least being present at a captivating live re-telling of the story. Willa and her sister appreciate the cool winds that bring them sustenance on the country farm. When the wind playfully steals Willa's cornmeal, she is hopping madd enough to confront Old Windy. He presents her with magical, odd presents [...]
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Connie Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
I love this story - it's similar to the better-known Tim O'Toole and the Wee Folk but (you may be pleased to hear) without the violence. (I have nothing against a little gratuitous violence, but some do and that's fine.)When the wind steals her cornmeal, Willa marches right up to get it back. She doesn't but she does get a magic handkerchief. (Pity for her the innkeeper stole it.) And when she marches up for a replacement, she doesn't get it but she does get a magic goat. (Pity the innkeeper sto [...]
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Kristine Hansen Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
Based on a Norwegian folk tale, I liked this very American retelling of a girl who goes to the wind for justice and receives in return everything she needs to live her life - if there weren't thieves around ready to steal Willa's treasures.I liked how her sister didn't believe a word she said. The illustrations and design of this book were absolutely perfect and made this a pleasure to read.
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Sarah Davis Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
A beautifully illustrated picture book about a girl who goes to visit the Wind several times. The Wind gives her priceless gifts each time she visits, each time though, her gift gets stolen before she reaches home.
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Matthew Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
This was pretty amusing. I liked how assertive the main character was and I really enjoyed how she solved the problem and how the story resolved itself. It read like a tall tale though it was more of a folk tale in some regard.
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Rani Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
Willa chases the North Wind to get back what it took from her. She gets more than she bargained for. But, where did it all go? Delightful.
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Sarah Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
Lively retelling! Del Negro is as fascinating to read as she is to listen to. The artwork is vivid and engaging for young readers.
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Willow Sommers Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
(Picture Book) Cute story with lovely pictures of Willa getting items from the wind which are then stolen from her.
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Mel Kizior Oct 28, 2020 - 23:12 PM
Great storytelling, with fable-like qualities. Lovely, flowing illustrations - especially of the wind.
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Willa And The Wind By Janice M. Del Negro Young Willa Rose Mariah McVale is bold, clever, and courageous That s why she s brave enough to ask Old Windy, the north wind, to return the cornmeal that he stole Old Windy might be mischievous, but he is also honorable He gives Willa a magic hanky in place of the missing cornmeal But Willa s troubles aren t over Soon she meets an innkeeper who steals the magic hankyYoung Willa Rose Mariah McVale is bold, clever, and courageous That s why she s brave enough to ask Old Windy, the north wind, to return the cornmeal that he stole Old Windy might be mischievous, but he is also honorable He gives Willa a magic hanky in place of the missing cornmeal But Willa s troubles aren t over Soon she meets an innkeeper who steals the magic hanky Thinking that the north wind has tricked her, Willa returns to his great stone house and gives him a piece of her mind Again, the north wind presents her with a gift, and again the innkeeper steals it How Willa finally outwits the innkeeper with a little help from Old Windy makes for a delicious, satisfying tale spun by a master storyteller.

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