Nutik, the Wolf Pup

Nutik, the Wolf Pup

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In an Eskimo village at the top of the world lived a little boy whose name was Amaroq. Named for the great wolf leader who saved the life of his big sister, Julie, Amaroq loved wolves as much as his big sister did.

One day Julie brings home a sickly wolf pup named Nutik for Amaroq to feed and tend. "Don't fall in love with Nutik," Julie warns, "or your heart will break when the wolves come to take their pup home." Amaroq feeds and cares for Nutik, and soon the fuzzy little pup is romping and playing and following Amaroq everywhere. Amaroq and Nutik become best friends, but soon it's time for Nutik to rejoin his wolf family. Will Amaroq be strong like the great wolf leader he was named after and be able to let Nutik go?

In this adventure-first told in Julie's Wolf Pack, sequel to the Newbery Medal-winning Julie of the Wolves Jean Craighead George brings the Arctic world of Julie and her family to a picturebook audience.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 218.44 x 284.48 x 7.62mm | 408.23g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0060281650
  • 9780060281656
  • 1,024,042

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"This has great appeal?a heartwarming story of a boy and his dog (or, in this case, his wolf)."--"Kirkus Reviews""First told in "Julie's Wolf Pack (1997), the story is skillfully telescoped into a picture book with heart-tugging appeal." --"Booklist"This beautiful book is a terrific way to introduce young readers to George's award-winning prose."--"School Library Journal
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