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What happens to a girl who spends two weeks at Wolf Camp? More than her genteel parents bargained for, suggests McKy (Pumpkin Town!). Maddie returns with leaves in her hair and a propensity to crawl on all fours. When food appears, she puts the family collie in its place: "She growled, which sounded like gravel grinding in her belly." Maggie goes on to chase squirrels and howl alongside the collie, and her diet changes, too-"Maddie quit eating candy. Instead, she ate only meat" (in one creepy scene she eats a grasshopper). Maddie's mother is left wide-eyed, while her father retreats behind his newspaper. Leick (Impetuous R., Secret Agent) draws Maddie with the face of a child, but the wasp waist and long legs of a teen. Curiously, the story allies itself more closely with the parents' point of view-when he hears she'll be going to Bear Camp next summer, Maddie's father has the last laugh: "Maybe we'll get lucky and she'll hibernate." Kids usually enjoy disruptions to the staid world of grownups, but civilization ends up looking pretty good here. Ages 4-8. (May)Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.