Betsy Who Cried Wolf

Title: Betsy Who Cried Wolf
Author: Gail Carson Levine
Illustrated by: Scott Nash
Date/Publisher: 2002, Harper Collins Publishers
Reviewed by: Trisha Faye, Binkey and Bubblegum Books

betsyBetsy, a young shepherd girl, is diligent in protecting her flock of sheep. When a wild, hungry wolf threatens her flock, she discovers that not everything bad is as it’s perceived. This delightful story is a twist on the old story of the boy who cried wolf with an unexpected ending.

Not every is as we think it is. Not all endings end as we think they will; for stories or for life.

The charming illustrations and comments from the sheep through out the book propelled this to my favorites list. Here’s a story this Grandma loves to read, just for herself. A copy will soon be on the way to my toddler grandson for his enjoyment also. This fun book rates a five-star rating!


4 thoughts on “Betsy Who Cried Wolf

    • Yes Michy, new twist on old classic. It is a great story. (Shhhh, don’t tell …. Betsy & the wolf become friends after he SAVES some sheep and they become a shepherding team.)
      Thanks for stopping by.

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