For Middle Grade (age 10 up) children, and their adults, this is a heart-warming wartime adventure story. Nannestad's thrilling historical novel, about the three resilient and resourceful Wolf siblings, is a sensitive survival story. Her beautiful and powerful storytelling takes young readers to place of courage and hope and is destined to become a classic.
This is powerful storytelling that will touch the toughest of hearts. Liesl, Otto, and Mia will stay with me for a long time to come.' - Felice Arena, bestselling author of A Great Escape'
All the appeal, adventure and terror of classic war novels like Once and The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, but with its own unique voice, humour and heart. We Are Wolves is a book for children and their adults to curl up and read together, and I feel as though it will be read and loved for many years to come.' - Tristan Bancks, bestselling author of Detention'
This is quite simply one of the most beautiful books I've read for a long time ... I feel so much better for having read it, uplifted in the truest sense, and I'm sure it will be a story that is read for many, many years to come.' - Karen Foxlee, award-winning author of Lenny's Book of Everything'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'
A timely novel recognising the silent victims of war and the courage and resilience of children to find joy in dark times.' - Susanne Gervay OAM, bestselling author of I Am Jack'
This powerful and compelling novel is the perfect balance of light and dark: challenges are met with courage, desperation with resourcefulness, cruelty with kindness, and the result is both moving and inspiring.' - Frances Watts, award-winning author of The Peony Lantern'
Anyone aged 10 and up who enjoyed Lenny's Book of Everything and The Book Thief will find much to cherish here; I guarantee that the Wolf children will find a place in your heart.' - Books+Publishing