Shortlisted for the 1992 Children's Book Council awards, this is a sensitively illustrated, lengthy picture book about the effects of fear, as a family struggles through its own private nightmare. An allegory for older readers, perhaps ages 10-14.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cindylansdale - LibraryThing
This book is about a family that lives in Australia and by what I took from the story maybe just out of town. They are used to walking to school and playing outside whenever they wanted to, but then ... Read full review
THE WOLFUser Review - Kirkus
An allegory concerning fear, with an almost painfully dark, heavy atmosphere: When a wolf begins to prowl outside each night, testing doors and windows, the lives of a mother and her children become ... Read full review