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When the wolf returns to his cave there is a loud crash with all the items from the three recipes falling on the wolf. Oct 05, Saadia Munshi rated it it was amazing. Published June 24th by Puffin first published This was a funny short story, which was well illustrated throughout Beware of Boys is a story about a boy who is captured by a wolf and taken to his cave.

As I stated above, in guided reading terms it would be suitable for a year class on average, but is also a story year 1 and reception would really enjoy listening to and acting out with masks if it were read to them!

Beware of Boys bewqre Tony Blundell. Different styles of punctuation, such as ellipses, are also used in the story, which the teacher can point out to ton pupils. The illustrations are also ideal to help EAL children with common vocabulary highlighted in the ingredients.

It could be used to inspire creative bewwre He then sits down beward a delicious meal that his mother has lovingly prepared for him. In this way, it is usable by even upper KS2 students who could make links between these different tales.


They will also be able to have prior knowledge to answer questions within guided reading within Key Stage 2. In art there could be opportunities to explore how different sections of the book could bundell represented to change the overall meaning. This results in the wolf being too tired to eat his supper and the boy traps the wolf in his cave and manages to escape. 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.


Jan 05, Mark Rasem rated it really liked it. It is a trickster book which children find exciting to read. Role play of stories is an effective aid which contributes in building confidence in the child and allows exploration of different expressions, emotions and feelings. The boy manages to succeed in his plan and makes the wolf very tired from collecting all the ingredients for his recipes. Also, throughout the entire book the boy is always smiling and the wolf is mainly looking confused, tired and impatient.

This book would be ideal for year three as part of a guided reading session. The little boy cunningly tires the wolf by giving him endless tasks which in the end works in the boys favour. The wolf’s intentions are clear from the start; he plans on eating the boy. The book contains humour which would certainly appeal to the young KS1 reader. He is captured by a greedy and seemingly fierce wolf, whom he then manages to cleverly outwit when the beast tries to eat him. The book could also inspire children to have a go at creating or telling their own modern fairy tale.

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 then sets off to gather all the ingredients and items he will need to cook the little boy. This book can also be used to help develop children’s language comprehension skills as wel as aid their ability to discuss books inn addition to developing their love of reading.

A great example of twisting a classic tale, the very hungry Big Bad Wolf in this particular tale is beautifully deceived by a very smart little boy.

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The very clever boy offers the Big Bad Wolf a selection of very, well shall we say, interesting recipes for boy soup, boy pie and boy cake. But Beware of boys by Tony Blundell This book is hilarious and very engaging.

This book would be a fun comprehension task for Upper KS1 or Lower KS2 as it has a familiar traditional tale feel to the story that most children would feel comfortable with.

It soon becomes obvious that this is a very astute boy, that knows exactly how to deceive the Wolf. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Furthermore the story provides an excellent resource for instructional writing as it incorporates humour, which may provide a high level of engagement for children in this type of task. The book is intelligently written and illustrated because both characters are portrayed to have strong personalities.

The fairy tale leads you through the story with a boy who gets captured by a wolf. Books by Tony Blundell.