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  • Published: 16 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143781516
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

Wolfie

An Unlikely Hero



I, The Wolf, am sick of being the bad guy. I’m taking over this book.

Dear Readers,

Fairytales are nonsense. They’re full of wolves pestering pigs and picking on sweet little girls in red hoods. But I would never do those things. I knit! I bake blueberry pie!


You know what I really want to do? I Want to rescue a princess!


And if I can’t? I quit!


Yours sincerely,

Wolfie

Wolfie may want to be a hero, but he’s about to discover that arguing with this book’s narrator is not the best way to improve his image…

  • Published: 16 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9780143781516
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $14.99

About the authors

Deborah Abela

After training as a teacher, Deb travelled to Africa where she was harassed by monkeys, caught in a desert sandstorm and thrown in jail . . . twice! She’s worked as a child wrangler and a rides operator at Luna Park, but her first real job was as writer/producer of a national children’s TV show at Network TEN. She has since become an internationally published and awarded author of 28 books including her cranky climate change trilogy, Grimsdon, New City and Final Storm. Her family’s survival in WW2 and migration to Australia inspired Teresa A New Australian. TheStupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee and The Most Marvellous Spelling Bee Mystery were inspired by her fantabulous Grade 4 teacher, Ms Gray. She’s also written picture books: Wolfie, An Unlikely Hero and the 2021 CBCA Notable, Bear in Space. The Book of Wondrous Possibilities is her love letter to books, booksellers and readers. Deb’s won awards for her work but mostly hopes to be as brave as her characters. She’s a proud ambassador for the charities, Room to Read and Books in Homes. www.deborahabela.com

Connah Brecon

Connah Brecon is a British author-illustrator currently living in Melbourne, Australia, with his family. Although Connah is yet to be a Grandpa, he has many fond memories of his very own Wild Pa.

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