The Wild Girl by Chris Wormell

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A little girl and her small brown dog live alone in a cave high up on the mountainside in the middle of the great wide wilderness. They are happy hunting for food and surviving on their own until one day in the bitter cold of winter, when they see bear tracks in the snow that lead right up to their cave ... Charming illustrations bring life to this sweet story of courage and compassion, written and illustrated by award-winning author and illustrator Chris Wormell.

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Chris Wormell was the winner of the Ragazza Prize at Bologna in 1991 and the Smarties Bronze Award in 2003. George and the Dragon was shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award 2003. "From the Hardcover edition.
Published November 3, 2005 by Jonathan Cape Ltd. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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What follows is an unexpected story of compassion by the British author and illustrator, who also manages to cleverly combine humor and suspense to relay the idea that resources may be pooled in a time of need: The girl shares her cave, the bear shares her body heat and the dog shares .

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