Wild Wolf (Hardcover)
When Bravest Warrior is refused as a suitor by beautiful Proud Girl his heart turns to anger. In revenge he makes Ice Man, who leads Proud Girl into great danger. But Wild Wolf, guardian spirit, is watching. Can he rescue Proud Girl and could pride and anger turn to forgiveness and love? Inspired by a traditional Algonquin tale, this powerful story, decorated with bold, brightly coloured paintings based on First Nation costume and beadwork, is by an internationally celebrated artist, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal. A magical tale, magnificently illustrated, about pride and forgiveness, adapted from a legend told by the Algonquin people of North America.
Fiona French was born in Bath. She was taught by illustrator Charles Keeping at Croydon College of Art and worked as an assistant to artist Bridget Riley from 1968 to 1973. Her first picture book, Jack of Hearts, was published in 1968. Since then she has written and illustrated a number of brilliantly coloured and imaginatively conceived picture-books including Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone and Little Inchkin, many of which remain in print after many decades. She now lives in Norfolk, where she works as an artist.