Wild Wolf (Hardback)Fiona French (author)
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When Bravest Warrior is refused as a suitor by beautiful Proud Girl his heart turns to anger. In revenge he makes Ice Man, who leads Proud Girl into great danger. But Wild Wolf, guardian spirit, is watching. Can he rescue Proud Girl and could pride and anger turn to forgiveness and love? Inspired by and adapted from a traditional Algonquin tale, this powerful story, decorated with bold, brightly coloured paintings based on First Nation costume and beadwork, is by an internationally celebrated artist, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal.
Publisher: Otter-Barry Books Ltd
Number of pages: 32
Dimensions: 270 x 215 mm
"This is the most dramatically beautiful book. It explores rejection, humiliation, revenge, forgiveness and love, highlighting how our lives can be impacted by human emotions. I love the colours of the illustrations and the stark way in which the story is told."* Juno *
"What makes a picture book unique? For this book, one is the distinct bold illustrations based on the Algonquin art and needlework, to honour the place this tale come from. The other is that kindness and forgiveness are at the heart of the story."* Jo Bowers, Associate Dean, Cardiff Metropolitan University *
"Every single spread is a visual feast. This wonderful book is rich in potential for classroom use."* Red Reading Hub *
"A scintillating and atmospheric tale from an amazing author and illustrator, drawing together influences and sources from the amazing verbal tradition of First Nation folk tales.* Read it, Daddy! *
"[This] powerful story, decorated with bold, brightly coloured paintings based on First Nation costume and beadwork, by an internationally celebrated artist."* Achuka - Book of the Day *
"This extraordinarily beautiful book is a work of art...There are times when it's a real privilege to review a book, when they are so beautifully conceived and presented that they take your breath away. This is one of those books."
* The Letterpress Project *
"A simple but very tough story o revenge, pride and forgiveness told in bold pictures with bight, vibrant colours. A moral fable for our times."* LoveReading4Kids *
"A moving story from long ago, the illustrations and text from Fiona French are evocative and deep."* Dolphin Book blog *
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