Spring 2021

The Wolf in Underpants at Full Speed

From the Series The Wolf in Underpants

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

It’s race day in the forest—but someone has ruined the posters for the big event! When other animals ask the Wolf to investigate, he discovers a chickadee with a chip on its shoulder. After learning why the little bird feels left out, the Wolf hatches a plan to launch it to victory . . . A plan that just might involve the Wolf’s trademark striped undies. In the third tale of the Wolf in Underpants, Wilfrid Lupano and Mayana Itoiz present another laugh-out-loud lesson in finding common ground.

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978-1-7284-1297-9
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$19.99
978-1-7284-2023-3
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978-1-7284-1753-0
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$29.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels
Category Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2021-03-02
Text Type Fiction—Humor
BISACS JUV002040, JUV008110, JUV039150
Dewey 741.5/973
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 470
Guided Reading Level Q
Features Original artwork

Author: Wilfrid Lupano

Wilfrid Lupano was born in Nantes, in the west of France, and spent most of his childhood in the southwestern city of Pau, France. He spent his childhood reading through his parents' comic book collection and enjoying role‑playing games. He studied literature and philosophy, receiving a degree in English, before he began to script comics. He has written numerous graphic novels for French readers, including the series Les Vieux Fourneaux (in English, The Old Geezers). With this series, Lupano and Paul Cauuet first developed the idea that would become The Wolf in Underpants. Lupano once again lives in Pau after spending several years in the city of Toulouse.

Illustrator: Mayana Itoïz

Mayana Itoïz was born in the city of Bayonne, in the southwest of France, and studied at the institut supérieur des arts de Toulouse (School of Fine Arts in Toulouse), where she worked in many different mediums. In addition to being an illustrator and a cartoonist, she has taught art to high school students. She lives in the Pyrenees, near France's mountainous southern border, and splits her time between art, family, and travel.

Illustrator: Paul Cauuet

Paul Cauuet was born in Toulouse and grew up in a family that encouraged his passion for drawing. He was also a fond reader of classic Franco-Belgian comics such as Tintin and Asterix. He studied at the University of Toulouse and went on to a career as a cartoonist. Cauuet and Wilfrid Lupano first collaborated on an outer-space comedy series before working together on Les Vieux Fourneaux (The Old Geezers).