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    The Wolf Wilder – Katherine Rundell

    Feodora and her mother live in the snowbound woods of Russia, in a house full of food and fireplaces. Ten minutes away, in a ruined chapel, lives a pack of wolves. Feodora’s mother is a wolf wilder, and Feo is a wolf wilder in training. A wolf wilder is the opposite of an animal tamer: it is a person who teaches tamed animals to fend for themselves, and to fight and to run, and to be wary of humans.When the murderous hostility of the Russian Army threatens her very existence, Feo is left with no option but to go on the run. What follows is a story of revolution and…

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    The Wolf Princess – Cathryn Constable

    “‘Hold my hand, Sophie. We have to leave!’ It was her father’s voice. She couldn’t see him, but she knew, somehow, that his hair was dishevelled and that he was wearing his tatty overcoat, the one with the hem that hung down like a ragger wing. He slipped his hand into hers, clasping it tight, and together they ran through the frozen silver forest.” 13 year old Sophie has very little, she attends New Bloomsbury College for Young Ladies on a scholarship that her guardian, Rosemary, made sure she got so Rosemary didn’t have to actually look after her. Everything in Sophie’s life is plain, just beige, but Rosemary keeps…