The Scallywags by David Melling

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The Scallywags are a pack of wolves. When they aren't being lazy and shiftless, they spend the day jumping around and clowning around and getting into all kinds of mischief. They make a lot of noise and throw their food around and make general nuisances of themselves. They annoy all the other animals and show the entire world that they simply don't know how to behave. But after one particularly rowdy episode, the Scallywags learn that if being rowdy means losing your friends, maybe it's time to start practicing some manners. Very funny color illustrations on every page.

About David Melling

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David Melling is an English illustrator who has created many delightful books for kids, including"All Change! " and "The Kiss That Missed", both published in North America by Barron's.
Published October 1, 2006 by Barron's Educational Series. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Melling keeps every figure busy in his populous rustic settings, rewarding close examination with hilarious glimpses of hyperactive wolves learning new, sometimes gross, uses for a toothbrush, clothing, cologne and other tokens of gentility in between scenes filled with flying food and bodies.

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Meet the Scallywags, a family of nine wolves that's driving the other forest animals crazy ("I sat next to one of them at supper last week," complains a pig.

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The Bookbag

The moment when the wolves find the little sheep is brilliantly illustrated, and is followed by all the wolves starting to sniff her all over.

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The Bookbag

Yes Pages: 32 Date: January 2008 Publisher: Hodder Children's Books ISBN: 978-0340884065 The Scallywags - Crumbs, Grub, Hairball, Scribble, Knits, Yoyo, Earwax, Brooz and Jumble - are wolves.

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