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(Timberwolf Challenge)
French Ages 6-8
Pages: 72
Themes: Practical jokes, competition, fundraising
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 01/May/2011
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Johnny Maverick a une id?e g?niale pour permettre ? l'?quipe des Loups gris ? Gaston de remporter le concours de collecte de fonds auquel elle participe. Tout se passe pour le mieux jusqu'au moment o? une visiteuse arrive ? Howling et qu'elle se met ? remporter tous les d?fis contre Johnny. Toute la ville trouve cela tr?s dr?le, mais le pire, c'est que m?me ses amis Tom et Stu s'amusent ? ses d?pens!

Johnny Maverick has come up with an idea to win a fundraising contest for the Howling Timberwolves hockey team. It seems fun, until a girl visits Howling-and starts to win challenges against Johnny. The entire town finds it funny; even worse, his friends Tom and Stu like what's happening.

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"Full of humour and has a surprise ending which will delight young readers. The illustrations of Dean Griffith add to the enjoyment...This will also help some readers with comprehension of the plot. Hockey, practical jokes, boy/girl rivalry—this book has them all and, as well, teaches an important lesson about learning to be a good sport."


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