Urgency Emergency! Big Bad Wolf

A choking wolf is rushed to City Hospital, and a lost little girl in a red coat has been found, looking for her missing granny. What on earth did the wolf eat? Early readers have never been such fun! With bright color illustrations on every page, minimal easy-to-read text and a brilliantly fast-paced plot, this animal hospital adventure story will have young readers devouring the pages.

  • 48 Pages
  • 6" x 9"
  • 9780807583517
  • September 2015

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  • 48 Pages
  • 6" x 9"
  • 9780807583524
  • September 2013

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  • New readers are in for a treat with these British imports.

    - The Horn Book Magazine, starred review

  • An amusing take on an old story and a fast-reading, funny choice for new readers.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • Archer’s thickly painted illustrations exude personality and humor, and emerging readers will get a kick out of seeing the repercussions of a familiar story play out in an emergency room setting.

    - Publishers Weekly

  • The books feature one to three sentences per page, and the illustrations are large, colorful, and funny.

    - School Library Journal

  • The folkloric connections broaden the use possibilities for libraries and classrooms, and the titles could inspire student writing or dramatic projects in a similar vein, while the medical situations are surprisingly educational.

    - The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, recommend

  • Valuable lessons about overcoming fears and setting aside differences for others are emphasized.

    - Library Media Connection

Awards & Accolades

  • Winner 2013 Cybils Award: Easy Readers

    Common Core

    RL.K, 1,3.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10 RL.2.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,10


    • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.50
    • ATOS Level: 2.80