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Whiffy Wilson: The Wolf who wouldn't go to school

Caryl Hart, Leonie Lord

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For National Curriculum Early Years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Picture books, Early learning: verse & rhymes, School stories (Children's / Teenage), Libraries, museums, schools (Children's / Teenage)


A perfect picture book to banish the first-day-at-school jitters, starring the most adorable wolf cub character.

The perfect picture book to banish starting school worries, starring the most adorable wolf cub character.

Whiffy Wilson doesn't know how to hold a pen and has never looked in a book, but fortunately his friend Dotty is on hand to show him that school is fun. Soon, Whiffy is in his element, and when he gets a gold star for all his work he realises that school is the BEST THING EVER!

Multi-award-winning author Caryl Hart, and artist Leonie Lord reunite in this fantastic companion title to Whiffy Wilson the Wolf Who Wouldn't Wash.

With Caryl Hart's funny story and Leonie Lord's fabulous art, schooldays have never been such fun!

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Praise for Whiffy Wilson: The Wolf who wouldn't go to school

  • Stole our hearts from the moment we turned the first page. - Ham & High Express

  • Fantastically funny. - Bookseller

  • Fun to read aloud... the illustrations are all delightful. - Bookbag

  • Beautifully illustrated, Whiffy entertains both the reader and the listener while imparting an important message. - Northern Echo

  • Wonderful. - Lytham St Annes Express

  • Caryl Hart's variations on the wolf theme are charming and Leonie Lord's expressive illustrations work well too. - School Librarian

  • The rhyming text and adorable illustrations just make you laugh. - Wiltshire Life

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Caryl Hart

Caryl Hart is the author of many bestselling books for children, including the hugely successful How to Grow A Dinosaur and The Princess and the Peas. She is the winner of the Stockport Children's Book Award, the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Lancashire Share a Story Award. Caryl lives on the top of a windy hill in the Peak District with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens and an invisible dog called Paddy.

Follow Caryl at and @carylhart1

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