The Wolves of Currumpaw (Hardback)William Grill (author,illustrator)
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Publisher: Flying Eye Books
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 662 g
Dimensions: 280 x 225 x 15 mm
Breathtaking illustrated pages [...] Mr. Grill uses colored pencils and perspective pulled well back--to reveal men and animals as vanishingly small when set against the beautiful vastness of the natural world. * The Wall Street Journal *
A magnificent large-scale picture book, The Wolves of Currumpaw gives narrative non-fiction a new dimension. [...] The story is deeply moving, and Grill ends by linking Seton's tale to the history of conservation of wildlife and its great importance today. * The Guardian *
William Grill brilliantly evokes a landscape inhabited by wolves in his narrative non-fiction The Wolves of Currumpaw. * The Irish Times *
An artful, thought-provoking adaptation sure to inspire budding conservationists. * Booklist *
The winner of the 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal offers an atmospheric retelling of a 19th-century tale that helped to spark the wildlife conservation movement in this country. [...] the illustrations convey an intensity of feeling in keeping with the profound way the experience changed at least one man's life. * Kirkus Reviews *
A powerful, cinematic work of naturalistic fiction that deftly outlines the importance of respecting nature. * Publishers Weekly, Starred Review *
The way the pages move from cinematic landscapes to individual comic book style scenes and the gripping story all make this a rather incredible book. * The_little_bookcase on Instagram *
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