Wolves had lived in Ireland for 25,000 years but they could not survive their persecution by the humans… An essay on wolves and Wolfstongue at the Honest Ulsterman.
Wolfstongue chat on the In The Reading Corner podcast…
‘What an astonishing work Wolfstongue is by Sam Thompson. One of the most extraordinary children’s books I’ve ever read.’
Anthony McGowan, Carnegie Medal-winning author of Lark
‘[Wolfstongue] has all the makings of a modern classic with its exhilarating mix of ancient fable and contemporary issues… Not since Watership Down have animal dynamics felt so true and the political undertones so live’
Alex O’Connell, The Times
‘The writing raises this to classic status… Gripping and profound, Wolfstongue may be for children but it is about being human’
Amanda Craig, New Statesman
A lyrical fable about the power of language and the relationship between humans and the natural world.