Just Like Brothers
A heartwarming fable for our time! A human mother tells her small son to watch out for wolves, and a wolf mother tells her cub to fear men — but their children don't listen. What will happen when the boy and the cub cross paths in the forest? This simple but profound story makes it easy to start conversations about prejudice, empathy and trust.
Elizabeth Baguley grew up in Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands of England, and her earliest memories are of listening to stories on her mother's knee. Today she is an author, educator and proud mother to two grown daughters.
Germany. She was especially excited to illustrate Just Like Brothers, because she hopes it will help young readers overcome a fear of the unknown. Today Aurélie lives in Paris, France with her husband and three children.
"The discovery that strangers can grow to trust each other is a message that's always worth repeating" – Publishers Weekly
"Baguley and Blanz deal with complex themes of difference, inclusion and acceptance in a simple way... A sweet interspecies idyll" – Kirkus Reviews
★ "An enchanting tale of friendship and harmony" – Foreword Reviews, starred review
"This beautiful story about acceptance, understanding and getting along with those that you thought were your enemy, is simple, elegant and powerful" – The School Library Association
"A discussion starter on friendship and getting to know someone without accepting another’s views" – Youth Services Book Review
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