Betsy Who Cried Wolf Kids Book Review
With a unique twist on the classic fairy tale The Boy Who Cried Wolf comes Betsy Who Cried Wolf
In Betsy Who Cried Wolf by Gail Carson Levine, Betsy is learning to be a shepherd. Once Betsy completes Shepherd school she gets her chance at herding the sheep on Rosenrise Mountain. Quickly thereafter, she begins to have encounters with a sneaky wolf named Zimmo. Every time Betsy yells Wolf, and the townspeople come running, sneaky Zimmo is nowhere to be found. Soon Betsy is sent back to Shepherd school as no one believes her! As Betsy is about to throw her pie at Zimmo, she learns that Zimmo is simply just a hungry wolf, and feeds him some pie instead. The story ends in a non-traditional kid-fun way with Zimmo becoming Betsy’s helper
Overall, the is an amusing book that offers an unexpected adaptation from a well known fairy tale. My two boys loved the book and were continually surprised with the turn of every page. Your kids will be surprised too! The illustrations by Scott Nash were both bold and entertaining! The extra witty commentary from the sheep kept my boys laughing out loud! Even adults will think it’s hilarious! I highly recommend reading this book to kids from Kindergarten through 3rd grade. It’s definitely on my list of top picture books I’ve read to my kids this year!
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