The Bunny family has adopted a wolf son, and daughter Dot is the only one who realizes Wolfie can--and might--eat them all up Dot tries to get through to her parents, but they are too smitten to listen. Read more...
The Bunny family has adopted a wolf son, and daughter Dot is the only one who realizes Wolfie can--and might--eat them all up Dot tries to get through to her parents, but they are too smitten to listen. A new brother takes getting used to, and when (in a twist of fate) it's Wolfie who's threatened, can Dot save the day?
- ISBN-13: 9780316226141
- ISBN-10: 0316226149
- Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
- Publish Date: February 2015
- Page Count: 40
- Reading Level: Ages 3-6
Publishers Weekly® Reviews
- Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
- Review Date: 2014-12-08
- Reviewer: Staff
Dyckman’s (Tea Party Rules) rousing, warmhearted story opens as a family of city-dwelling bunnies discover a wolf cub in a basket on their front stoop. “He’s going to eat us all up!” cries daughter Dot. But Papa proudly snaps pictures of Wolfie chowing down on carrots (“He’s a good eater!”), and Mama’s smitten, too. OHora’s (Tyrannosaurus Wrecks!) distinctive folk-naïf spreads poke gentle fun at hipster families—Papa and Mama are decked out in cardigans and argyle, while Dot and Wolfie shop at a food coop selling such wares as locally-sourced organic bamboo. More laughs come from the irresistible contrast between Dot’s sweet bunny countenance and her furious glares of rage. “I knew it!” she hisses when Wolfie bares his fangs while they’re shopping. But he’s not baring them at Dot—he’s worried about the huge bear behind her. In a gratifying showdown, Dot overpowers the bear (“Let him go!” she yells. “Or... I’ll eat you all up!”) while Wolfie proves he’s not only trustworthy but full of love. Ages 3–6. Author’s agent: Scott Treimel, Scott Treimel N.Y. Illustrator’s agent: Sean McCarthy, Sean McCarthy Literary Agency. (Feb.)