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Wolves (original 2005; edition 2006)

by Emily Gravett, Emily Gravett (Illustrator)

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Member:mdgilmor
Title:Wolves
Authors:Emily Gravett
Other authors:Emily Gravett (Illustrator)
Info:Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (2006), Hardcover, 40 pages
Collections:Read but unowned
Rating:****
Tags:library, k-3, easy

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Rabbit has found a fascinating book about wolves at the library, but as he reads it, something strange occurs. ( )
  lbblackwell | Jul 5, 2014 |
This story is a great example to use when discussing books having more than one story line. The rabbit is reading about wolves - nonfiction book- while walking. He is not paying attention to where he is going, and a wolf is stalking him. The illustrations make this book a memorable one. The ending will cause children to shout out in surprise, and they will like the idea of an alternate ending (for those who are a little squeamish). The story is a great example of metafiction because the book calls attention to itself as a book. It can be used for many different age groups- they will get different things from the story. I noticed there is even a Spanish version! ( )
  SuPendleton | Jun 13, 2014 |
Wolves is a intricate story about a rabbit who wants to know more about wolves only to fall into the story himself, where he either becomes dinner or gains a new friend- depending on the ending you're more comfortable with.

I would use this book for all grade levels. Very entertaining and a great way to discuss perception and illusions with students. ( )
  breksarah | Feb 25, 2014 |
Rabbit checks out a book about wolves from the library. As Rabbit reads the nonfiction book aloud, the illustrations depict a very fictional story as the wolves come out of the book. Fortunately, Gravett gives the reader an alternative ending with a vegetarian wolf.
  Boockk | Feb 10, 2014 |
This book is a cute one. Follow the bunnies journey as he reads a book about wolves, but don't miss out on what happens when the book comes to life! I would recommend this book for children of all ages. It has multiple endings, and keeps your attention wondering whats gonna happen next. It is a great book for looking at a story through the illustrations! ( )
  CMJohnson | Jan 28, 2014 |
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For Oleander Grrrabbit (because I ove you) and the pottery pals (because I promised) xxx
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Shh!
Conejo fue a la biblioteca. Escogió un libro sobre ... lobos.
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I really liked this one. I was not prepared for the first ending. I didn't pick up on that the wolf was stalking the rabbit until the page is torn. I thought that was in the rabbits head, but apparently not. I was a bit shocked. Then we get the second ending in which they become friends. Not all knowledge is true and sometimes, we defy knowledge in our uniqueness. Cleverly done, and it would be useful in a class that is studying the moving image on pages. This book has a lot of movement to them.
Un conejo se entera -leyendo- que a los lobos les gusta comer conejos.
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When a young rabbit checks out a library book about wolves, he learns much more about their behavior than he wanted to know.

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