From School Library Journal
reSchool-K-A lonely wolf wants friends, which is not easy for someone with a big, bad reputation. He tries to be good but hardly gets out a polite greeting when Mrs. Goose and her goslings run into their house, slamming their door behind them. The wolf then decides to be useful and good, but his offer to baby-sit for Mrs. Chicken is rejected. His efforts to save baby duck result in a third slammed door-until Mrs. Duck opens it and invites the teary-eyed wolf in for tea. Full-color cartoon drawings cover most pages and spreads. In most cases, expressive faces reinforce the mood and action of the text, and the sad creature's large oval eyes, soft brown fur, and blue overalls offset his pointy teeth, snout, and ears to make him look more gentle than threatening. There are enough youngsters out there who get frightened by the multitude of big bad wolf stories so that having one around that shows a gentle side may be beneficial.Kathleen Simonetta, Indian Trails Public Library District, Wheeling, IL
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