Night of the Living Dummy Book Report
Night OF The Living Dummy mainly took place in the girl’s (Kris and Lindy Powell) house, their school and a construction site. The story happened in spring because it was hot and humid and the girl’s were still in school. The story took place mainly at night time when the dummy came to life.
Kris and Lindy Powell are young twin girls around the age of twelve with straight blond hair and blue eyes with dimples in their cheeks. Kris’s hair is cut very short and she is jealous of her sister. Lindy has a long pony tail and is funny and is always joking around but has a mean streak towards her sister.
Mr. Wood is a wooden dummy; he has red hair and is extremely evil.
Slappy is also a wooden dummy that has green eyes and black hair and always wears a black suit with a red bow-tie.
The story begins with Lindy Powell finding a ventriloquist’s wooden dummy in a dumpster of an old house that is being renovated next door to her home.
Lindy and Kris who are sisters are fighting and Lindy goes outside and ends up finding a dummy in a dumpster. Kris gets extremely jealous of Lindy’s dummy and decides to get one of her own. Kris’s dummy comes to life using voodoo magic and Kris and Lindy try to stop the evil dummy from ruling over them. Mr. Wood, the mean dummy ends up getting ran over by a steam roller in the end.
The climax of the story is when Mr. Wood comes to life and starts to misbehave by throwing up green smelly liquids and saying cruel things.
The story ends with Mr. Wood getting killed by a steam roller.