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    • ISBN:9781526360304
    • Publication date:05 Oct 2017

The Ways of the Wolf

By Smriti Prasadam-Halls
Illustrated by Jonathan Woodward

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Discover the facts about wolves in this beautiful non-fiction picture book

The wolf stalks the wilderness and our own imaginations. Uncover its mysteries in this beautifully written non-fiction picture book.

Majestic and fierce, proud and strong, the wolf has always been a source of fascination - and fear. It remains one of the most misunderstood of all creatures, frequently cast as our mortal enemy. The truth is that wolves and humans are more closely connected than we dare to admit.

With beautifully lyrical language, Smriti Prasadam-Halls explores the lightning speed, echoing howl and family life of these mysterious animals, revealing astonishing facts and overturning misconceptions as she does so. Wildlife illustrator Jonathan Woodward brings the creatures to life with breathtaking papercut collage artwork. This is non-fiction storytelling at its very finest.

The Ways of the Wolf has been endorsed by the UK Wolf Conservation Trust.

Biographical Notes

Smriti Prasadam-Halls (Author)
Smriti Prasadam-Halls is the author of over 25 books for children. Her I Love You Night and Day was read on CBeebies Bedtime Hour and her Black and White Sparklers series has sold more than 250,000 copies worldwide. She lives in Richmond with her husband and three sons.

Jonathan Woodward (Illustrator)
Jonathan Woodward specialises in creating wildlife illustrations using a cut paper collage style both with recycled magazines and digitally. Previous clients include the Bronx Zoo, NYC Aquarium, the National Trust, CBeebies and Penguin.

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  • ISBN: 9781526360755
  • Publication date: 05 Oct 2017
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  • Imprint: Wren & Rook
Whether as villains in fairy stories or heroes of ancient myth, wolves have a special role in our imaginations, and this handsome information book will further inspire and intrigue the young...Jonathan Woodward's cut paper and collage illustrations are beautiful to look at and wonderfully atmospheric, and complement the text perfectly. — Andrea Reece, LoveReading4Kids
This is far, far more than just another non-fiction book, it's a glorious work of art that delves into the daily life of wolves in such a massively impressive way...We can't recommend it highly enough! It's howlingly good! — Read it, Daddy! blog
This beautiful book can be enjoyed by younger children as a picture book and by older ones as a fascinating non-fiction book...The lyrical prose is quite superb and the author will change our perceptions of these creatures. Wildlife illustrator Jonathan Woodward brings the creatures to life with breathtaking papercut collage artwork, set against various coloured backgrounds, which perfectly complements the text. A book to inform and to treasure. — Parents in Touch
A big, stunning hardback that pays tribute to a misunderstood animal: the wolf...Smriti Prasadam-Halls provides a wealth of detail that will make for a good family discussion...The illustrations are completely bewitching and very clever...there is a really luxurious sense to it all and the book would make a brilliant present for anyone curious in animals, nature and just non-fiction more generally. — Booktrust
The haunting and powerful imagery which accompany the lyrical text makes it a poem about the beauty of the wolf. Gripping and fascinating, this is Christmas present to treasure. — South Wales Evening Post (Swansea)
The Ways of the Wolf provides an authoritative account which details the importance of the pack, communication and senses, adaptability, family life, hunting, friends and enemies and the threat to survival. This is much more than a regular non fiction title. The effective use of lyrical language combined with breath-taking papercut collage art work will draw readers into the world of wolf. — The School Librarian
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A bouncy, rhythmic story, packed with noises to shout out loud - essential for young vehicle lovers! With art by the bestselling illustrator of How to Grow a Dinosaur.Welcome, welcome, champion racers,Mighty motors, speedy chasers.Who will win this fast and furious race? Join Race Car Rani, Jonas Jet, Speedboat Sam and friends as they zoom towards the finish line across land, sea and sky.Ed Eaves is the illustrator of the bestselling How to Grow a Dinosaur and has been nominated for the Red House Children's Book Award.

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