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When a Wolf Is Hungry
HARDCOVER; Published: 8/7/2017
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5482-7
Price: $ 16.00
34 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 8.625 x 11.375
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A darkly humorous tale with a twist ending

Edmond Bigsnout, lone wolf that he is, loves his solitary cabin in the woods. But lately he's been craving urban rabbit for dinner, so he travels into the city to catch one. Unfortunately, the rabbit has a lot of neighbors—who mistake Edmond for a kind and helpful resident! Perhaps Edmond can become a good neighbor, despite his bad intentions.

Readers of all ages will devour this story about a wolf who decides that if you can't eat them, join them.

Georgia Children's Book Awards Picturebook Award Runner-Up (2020)

American Library Association/Association for Library Service to Children Notable Children's Books List (2015)

Cooperative Children's Book Center’s "CCBC Choices 2018”

ALA Youth Media Awards: 2018 Batchelder Honor Award Winner

Kirkus Best Picture Books of 2017

Kirkus Reviews (STARRED review)
"As funny and as exquisitely put together as Edmond Bigsnout himself."
School Library Journal
"A big, bad wolf story with a big-hearted ending. Great for read-alouds and small group sharing."
Publishers Weekly
"French writer Naumann-Villemin’s story seesaws between neighborliness and menace, and Di Giacomo (Have You Seen My Trumpet?) is along for the ride, giving Edmond sharp fangs—and a dapper tuxedo—while alternating between shadowy, thriller-worthy moments and Edmond’s humorous interactions with the building’s residents. Eventually, gentility, vegetarianism, and the prospect of romance win out, delivering a happy ending for wolf and rabbit alike."
Horn Book Guide
"The story, whose meticulous illustrations accommodate humor and menace, is a whip-smart merger of fairy-tale motifs and modern-day mores. "