Sequel to Sasha and the Wolfcub. Set in Russia in an age gone by, it charts the developing relationship between Sasha, now grown up, and his friend Ferdy the wolf. In this sequel to Sasha and the Wolfcub, a new railway links Sasha's village to the town, but this has severe implications for the village -- not just environmental ones. When the townspeople discover the villagers are friendly with wolves, they are furious and want to kill the wolves which causes friction between village and townsfolk. Then a baby from the town is assumed drowned after a flood but she reappears, having been cared for by the wolves -- all is resolved in this Romulus and Remus inspired story. Ann Jungman manages to blend traditional folklore with contemporary humour in the form of a talking wolf, in a very readable and believable way.
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Ann Jungman has been writing for children for many years. She is best known for her Vlad the Drac series but her There's a Troll !.. books for Puffin are growing in number and reputation. Ann is particularly good and capturing the imagination of younger readers. Ann visits many schools and libraries to talk about writing for children and is well-known to teachers and librarians.
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Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6753906