Take your seat in the front row and watch in wonder as three cheeky little circus pigs make a wild wolf jump through hoops (literally), endure feats of astounding derring-do, and even withstand perilous games of dress-up. Safe in the thought that "Wolf Won't Bite!" they even put their heads between his jaws ...but can you push a wolf too far? Sure to strike a chord with anyone who has both a pet and a young child, this is a very funny and playful story with a snappy ending!
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Emily Gravett is an author/illustrator of exceptional talent. Twice winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal, her sharp wit and seemingly effortless drawing have created such brilliant picture books as WOLVES (978-1-4050-5362-4), LITTLE MOUSE'S BIG BOOK OF FEARS (978-0-230-01619-4), MONKEY AND ME (978-0-230-01583-8) and THE ODD EGG (978-0-230-53135-2). Emily lives in Brighton with her family and their two dogs, Otto and Edith.Review:
"A welcome turnaround--and don't miss the closing endpapers. A slightly cryptic but satisfying wolf/pig reversal."--"Kirkus Reviews"
"Readers who see themselves as pushed and prodded by similarly obnoxious adults will let out a sigh of relief when the wolf rebels."--"Publishers Weekly"
"Gravett's impeccable pacing, sly visual clues, and clever use of white space elevate this universal story of gloating gone wrong...is reminiscent of that of Falconer's "Olivia", and it is quite possible that these three pigs would enjoy her friendship very much."--"The Horn Book"
"The text is appealingly rhythmic, and the repetition of the "wolf won't bite" will encourage children to join in the reading...The compositions are as bold as the saucy pigs themselves, and the pictures will translate as well to a crowd as they will to a single child. Wolf may not bite, but the kids will eat this up."--"Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"
""Wolf Won't Bite!" is an entertaining and original spin on the old wolf-and-pigs theme. It will delight children."--"School Library Journal"
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Descripción MacMillan Children's Books, 2011. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0230704255