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Children can discuss the language used and the use of repetition and the effect it has. Soon the greedy wolf is running round trying to find all the ingredients – with hilarious results!

I would recommend this book for children in Key Stage 2 onwards. Nov 27, Jennifer rated it liked it. By this time the wolf is tired, hungry and frustrated but the boy gives another recipe for boy cake and the list of things he will need to make boy cake. However the boy cleverly distracts the wolf from eating him straight away by suggesting he makes a soup.

The book is intelligently written and illustrated because both characters are portrayed to have strong personalities. This story is best suited for year 2 pupils; it contains some difficult words, tricky language features and some concepts which children might misinterpret. The wolf starts to get a little annoyed oc the boy now but he distracts the wolf once again with the recipe for boy cake. Oct 02, Robbi rated it it was amazing. Jan 14, Aleha Begum rated it it was amazing. Jan 13, Isaac rated it really liked it.


This could look at form, complexity and varying types of instructions or directions. In addition, Beware of Boys could be used as a starting point for discussion on who was really the victim in the story as the boy is calm throughout and clearly knows what he is doing from the beginning. The text is easily divided into sections and questions can be easily developed for each of the sections to successfully assess children’s language comprehension. After doing so the boy then jeers the wolf and returns home to boast to his mother about his day.

I also really like the use of illustration as it would be beneficial for EAL students.

This text would also be a good book to read to a class as it could be used as a starting point for talk partners and class discussion about themes and structure o a precursor to writing beqare own stories in literacy. This can be used several ways in the classroom, as part of independent reading, or used as part of guided reading to develop comprehension.

Blubdell 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. Students could also use the story for purposes of art by recreating characters or inventing their own. They are both portrayed in a stereotypical way with the boy being seen as clever, brave and undaunted by the frightening wolf whilst the hungry and rather stupid wolf is depicted as easily fooled.

As the wolf is bigger, scarier and stronger than the him, the boy realises that he must use his intellect to outsmart and trick the wolf. The wolf then sets off to gather all the ingredients and items he beawre need to cook the little boy.


It tells the story of a boy who is captured by a wolf. Amidst the wolf’s frustrations of being hungry and not yet being able to eat this delicious young obys, he repeatedly falls for the young boy’s tricks, out of pure greed.

‘Boy Pie’ recipe – ‘Beware of Boys’, Tony Blundell

Beware of Boys by Tony Blundell. It can link into list writing, recipe writing and method writing; all these different areas within the story. However, the boy cleverly tricks the wolf into believing he is helping him create the best boy recipes i.

I particularly enjoyed the recipe pages within this book, This book is a delightful tale of a young boy, who manages to trick the greedy wolf, and as a result stops the wolf eating him. Oct 08, Stuart Willy rated it really liked it. The wolf’s intentions are clear from the start; he plans on eating the boy.

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It presents the chance for Children to compile instructions or guidelines in other subject areas, such as Science on how to brush your teeth for instance. My bos part of the book is right at the end, where it states, “Moral of the Story – Do not forget the Salt.

This book would be ideal for year three as part of a guided reading session.