We Are Wolves

Paperback

A heartbreaking, untold story of World War II from award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad, perfect for 9+ readers and fans of Michael Morpurgo, Goodnight Mr Tom and I am David.

'It's the small acts of human kindness that make this book sing. Heart-swelling, and with characters that won't be forgotten.' Zana Fraillon, award-winning author of The Bone Sparrow

When the Russian Army marches into East Prussia at the end of the Second World War, the Wolf family must flee. Liesl, Otto and their baby sister Mia find themselves lost and alone, in a blizzard, in the middle of a war zone. Liesl has promised Mama that she will keep her brother and sister safe.
But sometimes, to survive, you have to do bad things. Dangerous things. Wild things.
Sometimes to survive, you must become a wolf.

A story of hope, survival and the refugee experience that is both timeless and incredibly timely, and set to become a modern classic.

RRP: £6.39 £7.99

ISBN

978-0-7555-0363-6

Publication Date

28-10-2021

Format

Paperback

Pages

320 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Product Description

A heartbreaking, untold story of World War II from award-winning Australian author Katrina Nannestad, perfect for 9+ readers and fans of Michael Morpurgo, Goodnight Mr Tom and I am David.

'It's the small acts of human kindness that make this book sing. Heart-swelling, and with characters that won't be forgotten.' Zana Fraillon, award-winning author of The Bone Sparrow

When the Russian Army marches into East Prussia at the end of the Second World War, the Wolf family must flee. Liesl, Otto and their baby sister Mia find themselves lost and alone, in a blizzard, in the middle of a war zone. Liesl has promised Mama that she will keep her brother and sister safe.
But sometimes, to survive, you have to do bad things. Dangerous things. Wild things.
Sometimes to survive, you must become a wolf.

A story of hope, survival and the refugee experience that is both timeless and incredibly timely, and set to become a modern classic.

Author

Katrina Nannestad

Katrina Nannestad is an award-winning Australian author. Her books include We Are Wolves, The Girl Who Brought Mischief, the Girl, the Dog and the Writer series, the Olive of Groves series, the Red Dirt Diaries series, the Lottie Perkins series and Bungaloo Creek.Katrina grew up in country New South Wales in a neighbourhood stuffed full of happy children. Her adult years have been spent teaching, raising boys, perfecting her recipe for chocolate-chip bickies and pursuing her love of stories. She now lives near Bendigo with her family and an exuberant black whippet called Olive.