Whiffy Wilson: The Wolf who wouldn't go to school
A perfect picture book to banish the first-day-at-school jitters - with the most adorable wolfy cub character.
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There was a wolf called Wilson Who couldn't count to ten. He wouldn't learn to write his name. He never used a pen. Whiffy is certain that school isn't as fun as watching TV all day. But his best friend, Dotty, takes him by the paw and shows him just how wrong he is. Whiffy Wilson doesn't know how to hold a pen and has never looked in a book, but fortunately his friend Dotty is on hand to show him that school is fun. Soon, Whiffy is in his element, and when he gets a gold star for all his work he realises that school is the BEST THING EVER! Multi-award-winning author Caryl Hart, and artist Leonie Lord reunite in this fantastic companion title to Whiffy Wilson the Wolf Who Wouldn't Wash. With Caryl Hart's funny story and Leonie Lord's fabulous art, schooldays have never been such fun!
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||Stole our hearts from the moment we turned the first page. Ham & High Express Fantastically funny. Bookseller Fun to read aloud... the illustrations are all delightful. Bookbag Beautifully illustrated, Whiffy entertains both the reader and the listener while imparting an important message. Northern Echo Wonderful. Lytham St Annes Express Caryl Hart's variations on the wolf theme are charming and Leonie Lord's expressive illustrations work well too. School Librarian The rhyming text and adorable illustrations just make you laugh. Wiltshire Life
||Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)
Caryl Hart is the author of several books for children, including Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate! winner of the Sheffield Children's Book Award 2010 and the Community Libraries Favourite Book Award 2010. Caryl lives on the top of a windy hill in the Peak District with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens and an invisible dog called Paddy. Leonie Lord studied illustration at Central St Martins College, London. Since graduating, she has produced regular editorial work for newspapers such as The Sunday Telegraph and The Guardian. Leonie has a young family, which has recently renewed her love of children's books. The Dirty Great Dinosaur was her first illustrated book for children, written by Martin Waddell and published by Orchard. Leonie lives in Gloucestershire with her husband and two children.