Wild Fox A True Story by Cherie Mason


Wild Fox A True Story by Cherie Mason

When an injured fox (crippled by a steel-jawed trap) hobbled into Cherie Mason's yard one morning, it was the start of a special and unusual relationship. The young fox had every reason to fear humans, yet was won over by Cherie's persistent gentleness and the tidbits from her kitchen. For half a year he was a regular visitor and became something of a celebrity in the small Maine community. Yet he always remained a wild fox. He hunted his own food and interacted with other foxes. This is Cherie Mason's poignant story of how she befriended a wild creature, knowing that his instincts would soon lead him away forever. Suffused with gentle wonder, Wild Fox speaks to the deep human longing to span the gulf between species.

About the Author

Cherie Mason has been active in environmental and wildlife protection causes for more than forty years. She has also been a radio and television actress and worked as environmental journalist for Maine public radio. She lives in Sunset, Maine. JoEllen McAllister Stammen studied illustration at Parsons School of Design in New York City. She now runs JoEllen Designs, and creates handhooked wool rugs and pillows. She lives in Camden, Maine.

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56 pages


Cherie Mason
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Publication date

16th May 2013



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