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Description - Footprints in the Snow by Mei Matsuoka

Wolf is feeling offended and indignant - all the wolves he has ever read about are nasty, scary and greedy, so to set the record straight he decides to write a story about a nice wolf. But will his wolfish instincts get the better of him after all?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781842707333
ISBN-10: 1842707337
Format: Paperback
(260mm x 221mm x 4mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Andersen Press Ltd
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Book Reviews - Footprints in the Snow by Mei Matsuoka

US Kirkus Review » When Wolf decides to rehabilitate all the "nasty, scary, and greedy" storybook wolves with one of his own, he begins the tale of Mr. Nice Wolf, who follows a set of footprints in the snow in the hopes of finding a new friend. Overtures to a squirrel, a rabbit and a frog are met with suspicion, but Mr. Nice Wolf persists until he sees a big brown duck on a pond - but "the duck looked so fat, juicy...and mouthwateringly tasty" that Wolf's literary ambitions are dashed when, overcome, he jumps into the bathtub in the hopes of eating his own secondary character. Matsuoka's stylized illustrations and tongue-in-cheek tale make for a positive tonic in a season distinguished by sweetness. (Picture book. 5-9) (Kirkus Reviews)

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Author Biography - Mei Matsuoka

Mei Matsuoka is half Japanese. Since graduating from Kingston College of Art in 2004 her work has attracted a lot of interest and she is in much demand as an illustrator. Her illustrations for a short story won first prize in a UNESCO sponsored competition, which she travelled to Japan to collect in 2005. Her books just keep getting better!

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