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The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Contributor(s): Hennessy, B. G. (Author), Kulikov, Boris (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0689874332     ISBN-13: 9780689874338
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 2006
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Annotation: Hennessy's retelling of this timeless fable is infused with fanciful whimsy through Kulikov's hilarious and ingenious illustrations. This tale is sure to leave readers grinning sheepishly. Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Wolves, Coyotes & Wild Dogs
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Dewey: E
LCCN: 2004021672
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Physical Information: 0.42" H x 9.77" W x 9.93" (0.89 lbs) 40 pages
Features: Dust Cover, Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Buckaroo Book Award, Nominee, Children's, 2007
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 01/16/2006 pg. 63
Kirkus Review - Children 01/15/2006 pg. 85
Booklist 02/01/2006 pg. 51
Horn Book Magazine 03/01/2006 pg. 200
School Library Journal 03/01/2006 pg. 208
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 04/01/2006 pg. 357 - Recommended
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2006 pg. 381 - Superior,Well Above Average
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 105219
Reading Level: 2.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
"Nothing ever happens here," the shepherd thinks. But the bored boy knows what would be exciting: He cries that a wolf is after his sheep, and the town's people come running. How often can that trick work, though?

B.G. Hennessy's retelling of this timeless fable is infused with fanciful whimsy through Boris Kulikov's hilarious and ingenious illustrations. This tale is sure to leave readers grinning sheepishly.


Contributor Bio(s): Hennessy, B. G.: - B.G. Henessy is the author of more than thirty children's books. For many years she worked as an art director at a major children's book publisher in New York, and now she lives on Mummy Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona, with her husbands and sons. Visit her Web site at www.bghennessy.comKulikov, Boris: - Boris Kulikov, a former set and costume designer in St. Petersburg, Russia, was chosen as a Flying Start by Publishers Weekly. He has also illustrated Morris the Artist by Lore Segal, The Perfect Friend by Yelena Romanova, and Carnival of Animals by John Lithgow. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
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