On the book jacket

On her eighth birthday Betsy takes the Shepherd's Oath and is determined to be the best shepherd in Bray Valley history. Any wolf who tries to eat her sheep had better watch out. But Zimmo is no ordinary wolf—he's a hungry wolf with a Plan!

In her first picture book, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine puts her own spin on a traditional tale, while Scott Nash brings a comic sensibility to this hilarious story. The result will tickle, delight, and even leave readers with a moral or two or three...

HarperCollins Children's Books, 2002