The Wolf In Disguise

Uh oh! Should that wolf be trusted?

The big bad wolf is BACK!

Can the three little pigs escape this time, or will they end up as the wolf’s dinner?

​Talk to kids about wise trust with this nail biting Three Little Pigs retelling. The Wolf in Disguise comes with ‘Behind the Scenes’ extras that help support children to make wise decisions about who to trust. Inspire kids with the creative illustrations by the first child illustrator in our Inspiring Illustrators series.

The Fairytale Fraud stories are designed to be enjoyed together! The books have a target vocabulary for 6-8 year olds, but the series is appealing to children as young as 4 and enjoyed by 10 year olds, when shared as a conversation starter. Sophisticated picture books for ages 4-10. New titles in the series released each year.

Created by Nelson author Katie Pye and illustrated by Phoebe Leenhouwers

$20.00 incl. GST

3 in stock

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The Fairytale Fraud Wellness Series

Everyone struggles, right? Your favourite fairy tale characters certainly do!

The Fairytale Fraud story series shows kids that struggle is normal and helps them navigate through.

Every clever and fun fairy tale retelling tackles a different topic – topics parents and teachers everywhere want kids to grasp. Like, the importance of asking for help when you need it; skills for coping with change; tools for managing conflict; the importance of wise trust; and many more!

The Fairytale Fraud stories:
●    instil messages you want your kids to have.
●    normalise struggle and suggest a way through it.
●    get kids thinking and chatting about important topics.
●    provide fun ways to remember valuable life lessons.

Alongside each book, there are a host of fairytale themed resources designed to keep kids interested in social and emotional learning, including ‘behind the scenes’ conversation material in the back of each book.

The Fairytale Fraud stories have had over 10,000 downloads and 350 5-star reviews on Amazon! The books are printed in New Zealand.

You may have seen them on WHAT NOW? or heard them on Suzy Cato’s YouTube Channel. If you haven’t, check out Recipe for Disaster here. See TV presenter Suzy Cato read one of Katie’s Fairytale Fraud stories here.

Katie Pye author Kiwi author Katie Pye

Find out more about Nelson author Katie Pye on her author page.

Child illustrator Phoebe Leenhouwers started illustrating A Wolf in Disguise when she was just 12 years old, at the very beginning of the Fairytale Fraud series. Phoebe designed every single page – from choosing what the characters look like, to coming up with creative ideas, to illustrating and laying out each page. Phoebe even learnt how to draw digitally to create the illustrations! Phoebe is inspiring. She inspires children by showing them that kids can do incredible things when they put their mind to it!

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Dimensions25.4 × 20.3 cm

Softcover edition



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