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.