Walk with a Wolf by Janni Howker
  

Synopsis

Walk with a Wolf by Janni Howker

A non-fiction picture book by one of today's most acclaimed authors about one of the world's most magnificent creatures. A non-fiction picture book by one of today's most acclaimed authors about one of the world's most magnificent creatures. Come with award-winning author Janni Howker on a spellbinding journey to the far, wild north, to the Yukon territory of north-western Canada, and meet one of the world's most magnificent, yet misunderstood, creatures: the wolf. Be part of the pack and walk, run, howl, hunt, eat, sleep and dream like a wolf.

Reviews

With haunting illustrations that capture the mood of survival and beauty combined, this is a powerful piece of nature study. Scotland on Sunday

About the Author

Janni was born in Cyprus, where her father was stationed with the RAF, but her entire life seems to have been a journey north - first back to the Lancashire mill towns of her family's origins, and now on to the very remote borders of England and Scotland. She is even married to a man called North! Perhaps she'll end up in the Arctic Circle. It is the north, its peoples and places, which is reflected in her writing and is the source of her inspiration. There is something about the rugged beauty of the northern uplands, and the often harsh lives that have been led there, that affects her deeply.

She is a slow writer. She often works very late at night when the cottage is silent. Sometimes she feels that she is not making up the story she is working on but listening, quietly; listening for it to be told to her. When she wrote Martin Farrell, she felt exactly as if she was taking a dictation from a ghost. She still gets goose pimples when she reads it.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Janni Howker
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

19th November 2015

ISBN

9781406365450


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