The Wolf Who Cried Boy by Bob Hartman
Illustrated by Tim Raglin
Genre: Children’s Picture Book
Pages: 32 Paperback
Date Published: June 2004 (orig. 2002)
Little Wolf is tired of his mom’s cooking! It’s the same old thing night after night, Lamburgers and Sloppy Does. How he wishes his mother would serve up a nice platter of his favorite dish&150Boy! But Boy is hard to come by these days. As Little Wolf trudges home from school one day, he decides to postpone his boring dinner by shouting “Boy! Boy!” But what will happen when a real boy finally comes along? In this hilarious twisted tale, Little Wolf learns the same timeless lesson that the boy who cried “Wolf!” did so many years ago.
Fun book although I doubt my 10 month old got the humor of it. Little wolf doesn’t want to eat what mother wolf is cooking for dinner. He wants a tasty boy instead. Boys-n-Berry Pie perhaps? Chipmunks and dip doesn’t sound so bad though. The art is nicely done and amusing. Of course there are some great menu items mentioned. You get the moral you’d expect, don’t lie. I think the book is a great idea and was fun to read out loud to my own little wolf.