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- Wolf Camp by Andrea Zuill
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It's probably also good for parents who have children who are going away to summer camp for the first time and are experiencing the nerves. That's not relevant to my life, though, so I only care about the dogs. Homer finds a flyer for Wolf Camp in his bag of dog food and carries it around, showing it to his people, until they agree to let him go. Wolf camp is hard. The food has hair on it. There' If you have a dog, you will understand this book. There's howling instead of sleeping. Buuuut you know what they say about getting used to anything. We all need to embrace our more primal natures from time to time and Homer is here to show us how.
This story, illustrations and all, is absolutely delightful. Aug 16, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: He wants to let his inner wolf out to howl and hunt. Homer wants to go to Wolf Camp! With humor and howls galore, readers dive into wolf lessons right along with Homer. Fur, funny tastes, bugs, homesickness and more! This story is funny and cute from beginning to end.
A howl-at-the-moon read that will inspire readers to go after their dreams. If you want to go to wolf camp, make it happen! Recommended for all ages.
Welcome to Wolf Camp and the Conservation College
D Read this one! View all 7 comments. Jan 31, Jacob rated it really liked it Shelves: Well this was fun!!! And the final two illustrations remind me of my puppy. Feb 15, Karin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Adorable story of Homer, an ordinary dog who wants to be a wolf. When he receives a flyer advertising Wolf Camp he gets permission to attend. There he meets his two wolf counselors, Fang and Grrr. This cracked me up. This is a great story to share with kids before they are going off to camp.
Homer is a little afraid of the things that are going on at camp. Sleeping outside, all the bugs, eating wild game, but he perseveres and manages to receive his Honorary Wolf certificate. Illustrations are Adorable story of Homer, an ordinary dog who wants to be a wolf.
May 12, Barbara rated it really liked it Shelves: Homer relishes his life in the bosom of his family, but sometimes he yearns to give in to his wolfish nature. After much persuasion, his family eventually sends him off to Wolf Camp where he learns to howl, hunt, and learn to live in the wild. When he returns home, he's able to put into practice at least one skill he's learned--howling.
Several of the scenes are typical of how a youngster might feel about camp. For instance, Homer writes a letter home complaining about the camp food and being di Homer relishes his life in the bosom of his family, but sometimes he yearns to give in to his wolfish nature. For instance, Homer writes a letter home complaining about the camp food and being dismayed by the sleeping conditions. Readers can easily imagine how dismayed he and his other canine companions are as they become accustomed to life in the great outdoors and then return home to the comfort and safety of a warm bed and all the toys a dog could ever want.
The illustrations, created in pen-and-ink and watercolor and then relying on Adobe Photoshop for digital manipulation, show Homer and his two camp companions, a very small dog, Pixie, and a very large one, Rex, and their counselors, the appropriately-named Fang and Grrr, as they cope with being away from home. Although every illustration contains something worth noting, I especially smiled at the look of dismay on the wolf counselors as they meet Homer and the butt sniffing practiced by each of the campers.
Homer is a dog who wants to get back in touch with his ancestry and wonders, "what would it be like to live as a real wolf? But Homer becomes homesick and realizes that he misses his domesticated life despite his longing to understand his roots.
Wolf Camp by Andrea Zuill
Lots of silly, fun humor in this story! Friends of canines will also enjoy "From Wolf to Woof" by Hudson Talbott for more Homer is a dog who wants to get back in touch with his ancestry and wonders, "what would it be like to live as a real wolf? Friends of canines will also enjoy "From Wolf to Woof" by Hudson Talbott for more in depth details about the origins of our furry companions.
Recommended for grades K Apr 30, Carrie Charley Brown added it Shelves: Homer feels invigorated when he gets a little Wolfish. After wondering what real wolves might live like, he discovers there's a camp for that!
This camp experience is quite unique and filled with humor as Homer and his camp mates bring their inner wolves out into the wild. With comical illustrations and personified doggy personalities, children will be entertained and maybe even wonder what their own dogs are thinking about.
Sep 14, Ruth rated it really liked it Shelves: My son refused to relinquish this one to the library yet, instead, taking it to his bedroom and putting it on his nightstand. I am fairly certain I will be hearing howling from there shortly.
He said it was the funniest I had ever been reading a story. It really is a cute book. My favorite dog at Wolf Camp was the cat-sized one named Pixie. View all 5 comments. Oct 23, Deb Readerbuzz Nance rated it it was amazing. Cybils nominee for best fiction picture book. Jan 26, Lacey rated it it was amazing Shelves: Homer is just a dog that wants to go to Wolf Camp. He convinces his owners to let him go to experience the life of a real Wolf.
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Swapped the medium pullable Neutral Camp with the small camp A neutral creeps camp will no longer spawn the same set of neutral creeps twice in a row Small reduction to the pull timing duration of the mid Sentinel and mid-top Scourge camp. Neutral spawn empty check no longer considers corpses in its spawn rules. Added an Alpha Wolf with a command aura in the wolves' creep camp Changed the location of some of the Scourge creep camps Changed the locations and distribution of neutral creep camp groups.
Reworked Neutral Creep abilities and mechanics to better balance them out. Lots of tweaks to the gold bonuses, levels, stats and abilities on neutral creeps. Added two new neutral creep spots. Neutral creeps now spawn at the 2 minutes mark rather than 3 minutes. Changed the spawns between sent and scourge sides to better balance. My daughter was very pleased with her first experience with Wolf day camp. She is looking forward t Thank you for educating our youth in survival and enjoying the outdoors. My year-old loves this camp.
He always comes home tired, stinky and full of stories. Thank you, Chris for running an awesome camp! Here we are 5 years later and 6 seasons with Wolf Camp. We attended our first day camp the year befo