The Cry of the Wolf
Written by Melvin Burgess
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Highly commended for the Carnegie Medal.
It was a mistake for Ben to tell the Hunter that there were still wolves in Surrey. For the Hunter was a fanatic, always on the lookout for unusual prey. Driven by an ambition to wipe out the last English wolves, the Hunter set out on a savage quest. But what happens when the Hunter becomes the hunted?
The Cry of the Wolf by Melvin Burgess
'A writer of the highest quality with exceptional powers of insight' - Sunday Times
'A Dickens of the future.' - Michael Rosen
'A disturbing book, but of real quality; you will applaud the end.' - Observer
‘So powerfully written that we had to include it. The characterisation of the wolves was masterful.’ Carnegie judges
‘If a children’s author like Burgess didn’t exist, we would most definitely have to invent him’
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Andersen Press Ltd
3rd November 2011
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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