Green eyes and grey shadows, all about them, watching. Abandoned in the forest by parents who can no longer afford to feed them, Daw and Elke are full of fear as night falls and animals surround them. But instead of attacking, the circling wolves offer them the chance to join the pack.
In the darkness, a shadow moved, and something green glinted in a patch of moonlight. Another shadow drifted among the trees...Green eyes and grey shadows, all about them, watching...Abandoned in the forest by parents who can no longer afford to feed them, Daw and Elke are full of fear as night falls and animals surround them. But, instead of attacking, the circling wolves offer them a chance to join the pack - just one drink from the water pooling in a wolf's footprint will transform them...
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'Powerful and utterly convincing' (WOLF SISTERS) - The Guardian 'A fine formula for page-turning horrors... a few passages are genuinely spine-chilling' (WOLF SISTERS) - Times Educational Supplement 'Susan Price's new collection shows her again as one of the best contemporary writers for hildren of nine and over.' (HAUNTINGS) - Susan Hill, The Telegraph 'What counts here in every tale is the quality of the imagination and the accuracy of the telling... What most impresses is the authority of Susan Prices's voice; exact, rich or spare when necessary; able to invoke the past without falsity and the present without effort.' (NIGHTCOMERS) - Philip Pullman, The Guardian 'A finely tuned and excellently written collection.' (NIGHTCOMERS) - Julia Eccleshare, Highbury and Islington Express 'An exceptionally fine book...' (THE STORY COLLECTOR) - Literary Review 'Enthralling.' (THE STORY COLLECTOR) - The Independent on Sunday Convincing and beautiful...' (TELLING TALES) - The Daily Telegraph 'An affirming, celebratory book.' (TELLING TALES) - Books for Keeps
About Susan Price
Susan Price is an acclaimed, prize-winning author who won the Carnegie Medal in 1987 with Ghost Drum and the 1998 Guardian Children's Fiction Award for The Sterkarm Handshake. She wrote her first book aged 16 and became a full time writer aged 22. She now has over twenty children's novels to her name and has been described as 'one of the best contemporary writers for children' by Susan Hill in the Daily Telegraph. She likes archery and lives with her husband in the West Midlands.
The Wolf's Footprint by Susan Price
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.