click upper right corner of images to enlarge   WILD CHILD  -written & illustrated by  Steven Salerno , published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015.    "Forceful writing and the improbable gracefulness Salerno bestows on this kicking, biting, punching machine makes this a furiously fun read."    -Publishers Weekly   The jungle animals have their lives turned upside down when the most terrible and fearsome creature of all shows up one day... the  Wild Child!  In order to bring peace back to their jungle they must figure out a way to calm this wild thing... and quickly!
       
     
  above:  cropped view of the cover for  Wild Child .   left:  first sighting of the feared  wild child!
       
     
  above:  the wild child relentlessly terrorizing all the jungle animals.
       
     
  above:  cropped view of a page from the printed book... the wild child gets a shower from the elephant.
       
     
  above:    a random pattern of jungle leaves as the   end papers art.
       
     
  above:  cropped view of the title page in the printed book.
       
     
  above:  preliminary  SKETCH ... the Gorilla cradles the wild child in her arms while sitting quietly in the grass.
       
     
  above:  the wild child terrorizes the jungle community ...  Constantly  grabbing ,  pinching , and  pooping!                            Forever  pulling ,  kicking , and  crying !                                            Always  biting ,  hitting , and  howling !
       
     
 click upper right corner of images to enlarge   WILD CHILD  -written & illustrated by  Steven Salerno , published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015.    "Forceful writing and the improbable gracefulness Salerno bestows on this kicking, biting, punching machine makes this a furiously fun read."    -Publishers Weekly   The jungle animals have their lives turned upside down when the most terrible and fearsome creature of all shows up one day... the  Wild Child!  In order to bring peace back to their jungle they must figure out a way to calm this wild thing... and quickly!
       
     

click upper right corner of images to enlarge

WILD CHILD -written & illustrated by Steven Salerno, published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2015.

"Forceful writing and the improbable gracefulness Salerno bestows on this kicking, biting, punching machine makes this a furiously fun read." -Publishers Weekly

The jungle animals have their lives turned upside down when the most terrible and fearsome creature of all shows up one day... the Wild Child! In order to bring peace back to their jungle they must figure out a way to calm this wild thing... and quickly!

  above:  cropped view of the cover for  Wild Child .   left:  first sighting of the feared  wild child!
       
     

above: cropped view of the cover for Wild Child.

left: first sighting of the feared wild child!

  above:  the wild child relentlessly terrorizing all the jungle animals.
       
     

above: the wild child relentlessly terrorizing all the jungle animals.

  above:  cropped view of a page from the printed book... the wild child gets a shower from the elephant.
       
     

above: cropped view of a page from the printed book... the wild child gets a shower from the elephant.

  above:    a random pattern of jungle leaves as the   end papers art.
       
     

above: a random pattern of jungle leaves as the end papers art.

  above:  cropped view of the title page in the printed book.
       
     

above: cropped view of the title page in the printed book.

  above:  preliminary  SKETCH ... the Gorilla cradles the wild child in her arms while sitting quietly in the grass.
       
     

above: preliminary SKETCH... the Gorilla cradles the wild child in her arms while sitting quietly in the grass.

  above:  the wild child terrorizes the jungle community ...  Constantly  grabbing ,  pinching , and  pooping!                            Forever  pulling ,  kicking , and  crying !                                            Always  biting ,  hitting , and  howling !
       
     

above: the wild child terrorizes the jungle community ...

Constantly grabbingpinching, and pooping!                         

Forever pullingkicking, and crying!                                          

Always bitinghitting, and howling!