When a Wolf Is Hungry (Hardcover)

By Christine Naumann-Villemin, Kris Di Giacomo (Illustrator)

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 9780802854827, 34pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2017

List Price: 16.00*
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Description

ALA Youth Media Awards: 2018 Batchelder Honor Award Winner

A darkly humorous tale with a twist ending

Edmond Bigsnout, lone wolf that he is, loves his solitary cabin in the woods. But lately he's been craving urban rabbit for dinner, so he travels into the city to catch one. Unfortunately, the rabbit has a lot of neighbors--who mistake Edmond for a kind and helpful resident Perhaps Edmond can become a good neighbor, despite his bad intentions.

Readers of all ages will devour this story about a wolf who decides that if you can't eat them, join them.

Kirkus Best Picture Books of 2017
Cooperative Children's Book Center's "CCBC Choices 2018"



About the Author

Christine Naumann-Villemin began her career as a speech therapist, inventing stories for her young patients. Today, Christine is a professor and librarian living in France. She tests her story ideas on her three children, cat, and hamster.Kris Di Giacomo is an American who has lived in Paris since childhood. She has illustrated over twenty-five picture books, including Take Away the A (Enchanted Lion), which was named an ALA Notable Book in 2015. Visit her website at www.krisdigiacomo.com.