Fall 2024

The Wolf in Underpants and the Hazelnut-Cracker

From the Series The Wolf in Underpants

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

The holidays have arrived, and the Wolf in Underpants receives a strange present: a red nutcracker owl.

The Wolf falls asleep delighted—but then the toy comes to life and leads him to a forbidden forest, a most frightening place! The Wolf will have to overcome a thousand dangers, including the willies! (Yes, wolves get the willies, too.) The sixth tale in the Eisner-nominated Wolf in Underpants series is a laugh-out-loud fable about identity, conformity, and being your true self.

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Graphic Novels
Category SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2024
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2024-09-10
Text Type Fiction—Humor
BISACS JUV008110, JUV039050, JUV017010
Dewey 741.5/944
Dimensions 8 x 10
Guided Reading Level P
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.