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What's the Time, Mr Wolf? by Debi Gliori

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Shortlisted for the 2013 Scottish Children’s Book Award - September 2012 Book of the Month This enchantingly original story inspired by the well-known playground tag game, this is also perfect for practising telling the time. Mr Wolf is revealed to be not so big and not so bad as his reputation in this charming and inventive picture book. The stunning artwork reveals something new with every reading and the many fabulous details will keep you turning the pages again and again.

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What's the Time, Mr Wolf? by Debi Gliori

What's the time, Mr Wolf? It's story time with Debi Gliori! Accompany Mr Wolf as he goes about his daily routine from breakfast to bedtime - and get to know the real Mr Wolf! Little ones will enjoy recognising familiar faces from a plethora of nursery rhymes, including Little Red Riding Hood (masquerading as the post girl), three cheeky little pigs (who make prank calls), a cat who's a dab hand at the fiddle, plus four and twenty blackbirds ...


Debi Gliori is a superb artist Independent

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This is an instant childhood classic Independent

About the Author

Debi Gliori

Debi started writing children's books in 1976, then attended art school in Edinburgh from 1979 to 1984. She received a travelling scholarship award to go to Milan, and worked as a freelance from 1984 onwards. She lives and works in Scotland, and her studio is situated in a thirteenth-century herb garden. She now has four children and her book No Matter What is dedicated to them. Debi Gliori is the author/illustrator of many books for children including Mr Bear, the winner of a Children's Book Award.

DEBI GLIORI is the award-winning author and illustrator of many Bloomsbury picture books including the Alfie series, The Trouble with Dragons, Dragon Love Penguin and the bestselling No Matter What. She has sold more than half a million books in the UK alone.

Debi lives in East Lothian with her family.

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13th September 2012


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