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I would recommend this book for year olds. Is this similar to other stories? Preview — Beware of Boys by Tony Blundell. Beware of Boys by Tony Blundell is a very enjoyable book that allows children to explore their imagination as to what could potentially happen in the story. The fairy tale leads you through the story with a boy who gets captured by a wolf. Naturally that is what you would think but as the title suggests, small boys should be treated with caution.

When a hungry wolf encounters a young boy in the deep, dark wood he cannot quite believe his luck. The ingredients are unconventional to say the least! The illustrations alone can be used as a great starting point during shared or guided reading sessions with children throughout the primary age-range.

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The inclusion of recipes throughout the book would make an excellent cross-curricular resource for English where children could devise their own recipes. However in this story, through his witt the boy has been able to make a fool out of the wolf and trapp him in his own home through a series of tricks.

The wolf starts to get a little annoyed with the boy now but he distracts the wolf once again with the recipe for boyz cake. The Best Books of Soon the greedy wolf finds himself exhaustive and flat on obys floor with the unnecessary ingredients on top of him which helps the boy escape home to his mother. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It could be used to inspire creative writing: This would be a good book for year one or two as it uses basic vocabulary and has a lot of illustrations to aid the readers understanding.


They also show different emotions portrayed between both characters such as being cheerful, tired, confused, sad and silly.

But he always bdware the one ingredient, the salt!!! I think for guided reading purposes as well as whole class reading, this book would be highly recommended, however I think in the guided reading context, it would be best suited to high-reading ability year 2 pupils to low-reading ability year 4 pupils. It can be linked to cooking, making the children aware of different stages in a recipe, a strict guideline to follow and ingredients.

The boy happily bikes home to his mother, where he presents her with a bouquet of daffodils. Students could also use the story for purposes of art by recreating characters or inventing their own. The illustrations inside the book are also colourful and very good to help children gain a better understanding of what is happening in the story.

Beware of Boys

They are both portrayed in a stereotypical way with the boy being seen as clever, brave and undaunted by the frightening wolf whilst the hungry and rather stupid wolf is depicted as easily fooled. He writes with witty prose which is sophisticated enough to interest adults but independently manageable for children from the ages of seven to nine years of age. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of It is about a young boy who goes for a walk on the woods. Oct 19, Emily rated it liked it.

The illustrations capture the light nature of the book and add significant meaning to the story as it unfolds prompting responses and setting the tone. Also, I could see this book used in Key Stage 1 circle time to build oral language, for example, the children could be asked to explore how they would feel if they were the boy in the middle of the forest.

He goes home to his mum and explains his adventure whilst sitting down for some dinner. Bewaee wolf collects all the ingredients for boy pie but once again he forgets the salt.

This story is great for children in KS1 and KS2 as it is very funny and engaging because the children do not expect the ending to be as humorous as it is. Children could look at the similarities and differences between the two stories and discuss which one they prefer. The story ends with the wolf being exhausted from all the errands that his ingredients eventually leave him injured and hungrier before whereas the boy escapes unharmed and makes his way home, even bringing daffodils to his mother.


This can be used to build a description on the wolf which can be used to demonstrate the story to the children. Although, not the most moral of tales,it does provide children with the feeling that someone small can trick someone who is larger, and at times I feel this could be empowering. If only it were that simple. The wolf takes him back to his cave to eat him.

The boy happily bikes home to his mother, wher When a hungry wolf meets a young boy he knows exactly what he wants for supper!

I read this book as part of my PGCE course and in the process of learning how it could be used in a lesson, I found myself chuckling out loud on a number of occasions enjoying the illustrations and fun storyline.

Upon returning to his cave and the boy, the boy tells the wolf that he has fo This hilarious fairytale tells the story of a young boy who gets captured by a wolf. This would be particularly useful for EAL pupils who have difficulties understanding written English — the use of puns, for instance.

The wolf then sets off to gather all the ingredients and items he will need to cook the little boy. The book uses a humourous angle to play on children’s likely preconceptions of a wolf being a vicious animal, who’s desire for a delicious meal leads to his downfall, via the clever maneuvering of the boy. This can be used several ways in the classroom, as part of independent reading, or used as part of guided reading to develop comprehension. The story sets up the traditional scenario of a boy threatened by a wolf who wishes to eat him.

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