“Terrified, Ingrid turned towards the door. But
before she could move, Gabor knocked her down and stood over her, one paw on
When Ingrid finally learns who she really is, a countess, she is transported
to her grandmother’s mansion. Here, she must pass three difficult tests to
become her true self. In the last test, Ingrid goes through a labyrinth
where she befriends a wolf named Gabor. She promises to visit him again the
next day, but Ingrid’s grandmother forbids her to go back inside the
labyrinth. Ingrid is determined not to break her assurance to Gabor, but her
grandmother does everything to stop her. Will Ingrid be able to keep her
promise to one of her only friends in the vast world?
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this novel by André Alexis. Although the
language is a bit simple, the story line is wonderful and you can really
connect with the curiosity of the characters. I recommend this fascinating
novel to girls from eight to ten.
I rate Ingrid and the Wolf three stars.