Wolf in the Snow

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CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 2018

Wolf in the Snow

text and illustrations by Matthew Cordell

Ages: 3+

Interests: bravery, wilderness, survival, snow, wolves, animals

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Julie of the Wolves

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NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER – 1973

JULIE OF THE WOLVES

by Jean Craighead George

Age: 11+

Interests: wilderness survival, nature, arctic, animals, wolves, Inuit, First Nations, strong girls More

The Jolly Christmas Postman

 

Cover of "The Jolly Christmas Postman"

GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER – 1991

The Jolly Christmas Postman

text by Allan Ahlberg

illustrations by Janet Ahlberg

Little, Brown and Company: 1991

32 pages

Age: 4+

Interests: mail, Christmas, nursery rhymes

Also by these author/illustrators: The Jolly Postman (or Other People’s Letters), The Jolly Pocket Postman, Each Peach Pear Plum, Burglar Bill

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The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

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The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

text by Jon Scieszka

illustrations by Lane Smith

New York: Viking Penguin, 1989

28 pp.

Age: 6+

Interests: twisted fairy tales, crime and punishment, wolves

Next: The Three Pigs by David Wiesner (another weird take on the story); The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon by Mini Grey (a modern rewrite of a nursery rhyme with lots of crime and violence)

Also by this author and illustrator: The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales; Squids Will Be Squids; Math Curse; Science Verse

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Wolves

GREENAWAY MEDAL WINNER – 2005

Emily Gravett

London: MacMillan, 2005

32 pp

Ages: 5 +

Interests: animals, rabbits, wolves

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Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1990

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

Ed Young, author and illustrator

New York: Philomel, 1989

28 pp

Ages: 4 +

Interests: fairy tales, folktales

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