The Winter Wolf by Holly Webb

The Winter Wolf

Written by Holly Webb

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Best-selling Holly Webb tells a touching time-slip story set against an evocative wintery background. It’s Christmas and Amelia’s family are staying in an old house with lots of unused rooms. When Amelia goes exploring in the attic she finds a hidden dairy and is transported back to meet the boy who wrote it. He is desperately trying to save an abandoned wolf cub. Travelling through time to do so, Amelia does all she can to help him. Holly Wells captures the children’s affection and intensity for the young cub they are so keen to see thrive. ~ Julia Eccleshare


The Winter Wolf by Holly Webb

From best-selling author Holly Webb comes a gorgeous wintery story of a very special friendship, just in time for Christmas. Amelia is exploring the huge, old house where her family are spending Christmas when she finds a diary hidden in the attic. It was written by a boy struggling to look after an abandoned wolf pup. Before she knows it, Amelia is transported into the wintry world of the diary.

Fans of Holly Webb's The Reindeer Girl will delight in this beautiful winter's tale.


This is a beautifully written book that will delight Holly Webb fans and animal lovers alike. Book Babblers

Holly Webb's third book for Christmas is just as magical as her previous festive titles, and will delight her loyal fans everywhere. Words for Life

This timeless story... is brimming with adventure, excitement and goodwill, and is brought to life with expressive and evocative illustrations sure to strike a chord with children of all ages. Lancashire Evening Post

About the Author

Holly Webb

Holly was born and grew up in south-east London, but spent a lot of time on the Suffolk coast. As a child, she had two dogs, a cat, and at one point, nine gerbils (an accident). At about ten, Holly fell in love with stories from Ancient Greek myths, which led to studying Latin and Greek, and eventually to reading Classics at university. She worked for five years as a children's fiction editor, before deciding that writing was more fun, and easier to do from a sofa. She started writing several years ago while working as a children’s books editor. She has written over ninety books including the Animal Stories, My Naughty Little Puppy and Maisie Hitchins series for Stripes Publishing. Holly has also written In The Clever Little Kitten for World Book Day and a sequel to The Secret Garden. Holly Webb lives in Berkshire with her husband, children and three cats.

Author photo credit: Nigel Bird

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192 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Stripes Publishing an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

6th October 2016




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