No.No krakens,no dragons,no shades.Just Direwolves and wolves.Wolves are "normal bandits".
There are 5 parties containing Direwolves:
1)Direwolf Pack-Packs spawning in the North and Beyond-the-Wall.In the North there are Small Direwolf Packs with 4-8 Direwolves.Beyond the walls there are Direwolf Packs with 12-19 Direwolves.
2)King Robb Stark's Party-has just 1 "Hero" direwolf,called Grey Wind.
3)Mysterious Wolf Pack-an unique party belonging to the Brotherhood Without Banners,with about 100-140 wolves and 1 Direwolf "Hero":Nymeria.
4)Winterfell's Garrison-Two Direwolf "Heroes":Summer and Shaggydog
5)Jon Snow's Party-has just 1 direwolf hero,Ghost