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Summary

A girl and the wolves who love her embark on a rescue mission through Russian wilderness in this lyrical tale from the author of the acclaimed Rooftoppers and Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms.

Feo's life is extraordinary. Her mother trains domesticated wolves to be able to fend for themselves in the snowy wilderness of Russia, and Feo is following in her footsteps to become a wolf wilder. She loves taking care of the wolves, especially the three who stay at the house because they refuse to leave Feo, even though they've already been wilded. But not everyone is enamored with the wolves or with the fact that Feo and her mother are turning them wild. And when her mother is taken captive, Feo must travel through the cold, harsh woods to save her - and learn from her wolves how to survive.

From the author of Rooftoppers, which Booklist called "a glorious adventure", and Cartwheeling in Thunderstorms, which VOYA called "a treasure of a book", comes an enchanting novel about love and resilience.

©2015 Katherine Rundell (P)2015 Audible, Inc.

Critic reviews

"A triumph! Exciting, moving, highly original, fierce, completely convincing. The world had better watch out." (Philip Pullman)
" The Wolf Wilder has everything: it's a truly compelling read; it's beautifully written; it's totally original and yet has the familiar feel of an established classic” (Jacqueline Wilson)

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Wonderful Wolf Wilder

This book sends a shiver of excitement down my spine because this book was like another word of happiness to me!!!
Every page was filled with amazing language as if the words had another meaning a glorious meaning!!!The wolves 🐺 were not just animals they where free spirits in the shape of a wolf!!!This book means a lot to me and there is nothing you could change to make this book better so I hope the author is very proud to have created such an incredible book!!!! This review was written by Charlotte age 11 on the 1 January 2021
P.S If the person who is reading this had or has had a very hard time because of Coronavirus then. There is always a storm ☔️ before a rainbow 🌈.

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I'm not crying, you're crying! So much love!!!

This story was so beautiful! I loved it start to finish and only paused it briefly to recover in the middle when it tried to rip my heart out... I will say no more for fear of spoilers, but I cannot recommend this story enough!

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Katherine rundell is an inventive writer

so enjoyed listening to this, my kids were clamouring to hear more each time we got into the car. her stories are never predicable and are raw with excitement. can't wait to listen to another.

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cry wolf

good book really got into it it did surprise me as I brought it on the name of the book

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The wolf wilder

I loved this book so much I listened to it 6 times.
Great book and interesting twists and turns

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Couldn't get past chapter 3

I should love this book in theory, but can't get over the way it's written. The girl is irritating (I'm not sure if it's the narration or the writing) and the wolves' behaviour doesn't seem at all realistic or believable to me. Couldn't get over it and had to stop. Waste of a credit.

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Incredible!

This book is absolutely fantastic and beautiful. I highly recommend it to everyone child or adult.

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I love it!!!

I love this book because I had loads of adventure and exciting things. I also really liked the bit at the end because it was really sad but it was very cool too. I loved it so much I hope someone else does too. Max aged 8.

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Good for ages 9 to 12

This is an adventure story that many young readers would enjoy. Suitable for both boys and girls.

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The Wolf wider

I think It’s a great book , lots of detail but I advise it for older readers



By Serena aged 10

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