Wolf's Coming!

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

As a distant howl echoes through the forest, animals quickly stop what they’re doing and run for home. Look out—Wolf’s coming! As the shadowy figure gets closer and closer and the day draws to a close, the animals shut the door, pull the shades, and turn out the lights. Soon the wolf’s glowing eyes appear at the window and the front door opens . . . But things are not as they seem in this suspenseful, clever story, and it’s the reader who’s in for the biggest surprise of all!

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Copyright 2007
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2007-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 1.2
Reading Counts! Points 1.0
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV002250, JUV039270, JUV039060
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.25 x 11
Lexile 390
ATOS Reading Level 1.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 113174
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Awards, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews


  • Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award Nominee, Nominated, 2007
  • SSLI Book Award Honor Book, Commended, 2007
  • Wanda Gág Book Award, Winner, 2007
  • Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award Nominee, Nominated, 2007
  • School Library Journal Best Book, Winner, 2007
  • South Carolina Book Award, Winner, 2007



“A scary story with a cozy ending is always shivery fun for reading to young preschoolers many times over.”―Booklist

Library Media Connection

“This delightful tale…is just right for reading aloud….Students and teachers will clamor to check out this unexpected treat.”―Library Media Connection

School Library Journal

“Suspense builds from the very first page of this new twist on the not-such-a-big-bad-wolf theme.”―School Library Journal

Author, Illustrator: Joe Kulka

Joe Kulka has written and illustrated My Crocodile Does Not Bite, Vacation's Over! Return of the Dinosaurs, and the award-winning book Wolf's Coming!. Joe lives in Quakertown, Pennsylvania.