The Wolf Wilder (Paperback)Katherine Rundell (author)
Set in the snowy forests of Russia, this enchanting story from the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize-winning author about a girl and her mother who teach wolves to fend for themselves against hostile humans sends a powerful message about fighting for what you love.
Feodora and her mother live in the snowbound woods of Russia, in a house full of food and fireplaces. Ten minutes away, in a ruined chapel, lives a pack of wolves. Feodora's mother is a wolf wilder, and Feo is a wolf wilder in training. A wolf wilder is the opposite of an animal tamer: it is a person who teaches tamed animals to fend for themselves, and to fight and to run, and to be wary of humans.
When the murderous hostility of the Russian Army threatens her very existence, Feo is left with no option but to go on the run. What follows is a story of revolution and adventure, about standing up for the things you love and fighting back. And, of course, wolves.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Edition: Unabridged edition
'A triumph! Exciting, moving, highly original, fierce, completely convincing' - Philip Pullman
'The Wolf Wilder has everything: it's a truly compelling read; it's beautifully written; it's totally original and yet has the familiar feel of an established classic' - Jacqueline Wilson
'The Wolf Wilder is the kind of novel that reminds you why books are worth reading and life is worth living' - Lauren St John
'A gorgeous flight of imagination set in a snowy Russian fantasy world, this has both the beauty and the fierce, funny and uncompromising storytelling style that sets Katherine Rundell's books apart. The Wolf Wilder is a Fabergé egg of a novel - rich, bright and perfect' - Robin Stevens
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“Wild lands, untamed characters, and a story full of bravery and adventure”
When reading The Wolf Wilder I was so busy soaking up the wild atmosphere and the untamed characters and their adventures that the rest of the world fell by the wayside, utterly forgotten in the pure and simple... More
“Taming wolves and starting revolutions”
If you had handed me this book when I was ten years old, I would have sworn that it had been written for me specifically. I’m 32, and part of me still thinks that, to be honest with you.
Feo and her mother are Wolf... More
I am 10 and I have loved reading this book. If you like Wolfs it’s the perfect book, so far it’s the one of the best books I have ever read. The read is exciting, and thrilling sometimes sad but an amazing adventure!... More
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