REVIEWED BY ISABEL, 8, VIC
The Wolf, the Duck & the Mouse by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen, Walker Books, ISBN 9781406377798
Isabel borrowed a copy of this book from her library.
The Wolf, the Duck & the Mouse is about a mouse in the woods unexpectedly swallowed by a wolf.
It is the beginning of the story, but is this the end already? What does the mouse find in the dark tummy of the beast? What is life like on the inside?
This book shows what it feels like for every character in this book.
This book is great for children between 7-10 years old, with remarkable illustrations and some silly nonsense. The illustrations have been created to give watery paint and collage effects. Others like the wolf are textured and maybe you might see some splatter paint on every page. This book also tells you a back story about why the wolf howls at the moon.
What challenges must the animals overcome to save their lives?
I give this humorous book a 5-star rating.
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