Author of The Heartwood Crown, The Crescent Stone, Good News for a Change, Sky Lantern and several other wonderful books!
Did you know that it takes 40 gallons of maple sap to make 1 gallon of maple syrup? Wolves get hungry, they like waffles (among other things), aaaannnd lots of maple syrup can go a long way in pacifying their nasty habits of eating small children.
Ha! I didn't know that. It's always nice to get advice from another father somewhere, especially one who hasn't lost any children to the wolves.