cover image The Land of Gray Wolf

The Land of Gray Wolf

Thomas Locker. Puffin Books, $6.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-14-055741-1

""In his well-intentioned attempts to touch all the bases,"" said PW, Locker's Native American cum ecological tale becomes ""unwieldy,"" while text and art ""do not reach [his] usual standards."" All ages. (Aug.)HAVE I GOT DOGS! William Cole, illus. by Margot Apple. Picture Puffin, $4.99 ISBN 0-14-054195-0. ""A bouncy series of couplets names 15 canines belonging to the frowsy narrator,"" said PW in describing this ""conventional"" offering. Ages 3-8. (July)