Wild Reads: Wolves by Karen Wallace
  

Synopsis

Wild Reads: Wolves by Karen Wallace

This wonderful book about wolves covers a wide range of topics. Follow the story of a wolf pack and how they stick together to live and hunt. Learn about the amazing skills that the grey wolf has to survive, from its sharp senses and amazing memory, to it's ferocious ability to hunt and kill. And find out more about how wolves communicate with one another and look after their pups. For real wolf enthusiasts this book also suggests websites and places to visit to find out even more! Other titles in this series: *Big Cats *Sharks *Elephants *Bees *Dinosaurs *Whales *Snakes *Rats Frogs and Toads *Spiders *Crocodiles *Dogs *Horses

Reviews

The minute I opened [Wild Reads], my kids, aged 8 and 5, devoured them They are filled with colorful, very detailed drawings to interest the non-readers, and have large print for young readers. The books don't talk down to the kids, however. There are plenty of big words to learn, but each book comes with a handy glossary in the back These books help make nonfiction more accessible to children and show that nonfiction can be just as fun and interesting as fiction. --Wired Magazine, GeekDad This delightful story is filled with amazing facts about wolf senses, wolf food, wolf hunt and the wild wolf. The accompanying illustrations are superb. Children will learn to respect wolves with the understanding they obtain from this book. --San Francisco Book Review

About the Author

Karen Wallace

I was born in Canada and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. My childhood was spent playing in the forests and messing about on the Gatineau River. It was a wonderful wild time and in many ways is the source of all of my writing. Children's writers are an eccentric bunch. Someone once said they never grow up and in many ways, this is probably true in my case.
I write books for children from five to fifteen years old. The ability to recall how you felt and what your world was like at a particular point in your childhood is something that all children's writers share. It's like pushing a rewind switch and going back in time. Many of my natural history books for children, like THINK OF AN EEL, which won awards on both sides of the Atlantic, IMAGINE YOU ARE A TIGER, or I AM A TYRANNOSAURUS REX all reflect my own sense of wonder exploring the woods and the river around me when I was a child. Years later, I wrote about this childhood in my first novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTZE, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Karen Wallace
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Publisher

Oxford University Press
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Publication date

5th February 2009

ISBN

9780199119356


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