The Wolf Who Cried Boy! by James O'Neill

The Wolf Who Cried Boy!

Written by James O'Neill

3+ readers   5+ readers   UKLA 2018   

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Longlisted for the UKLA 2018 Book Award

The villagers and the wolves are terrified of each other - and none more so than our two unlikely heroes, a little boy and a little wolf. But when their two worlds collide they're in for a big surprise - perhaps they aren't so very different after all... Find out what happens when the boy who cried wolf finally meets his match!


The Wolf Who Cried Boy! by James O'Neill

Find out what happens when the boy who cried wolf finally meets his match!

About the Author

James O'Neill (Author) James O'Neill has written comedy and drama, for stage, radio and TV. Credits include Big Train and Lenny Henry In Pieces for BBC TV, and a host of plays, series and adaptations for BBC Radio 4. With the help of an Arts Council bursary, he has recently finished his debut novel, Sturgeon Landing. Originally from Ireland, James now lives in Gloucestershire with his wife, their two boys, and a thoroughly uncooperative dog. The Wolf Who Cried Boy is James' first picture book.Russell Ayto (Illustrator) Russell Ayto was born in Chichester, Sussex and brought up in Oxfordshire. The thing he loves best is the chance to be creative and use his imagination to make characters come to life. He has illustrated many picture books and been shortlisted for the Nestle Award, the Mother Goose Award and the Blue Peter Book Awards, and won the 2008 inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize for The Witch's Children Go to School.

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32 pages


James O'Neill
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Picture Corgi an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

4th August 2016




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