Fox by Ron Brooks, Margaret Wild
  

Fox

Written by Ron Brooks, Margaret Wild
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Fox by Ron Brooks, Margaret Wild

Dog and Magpie are friends, but when Fox comes into the bush, everything changes.This breathtaking story has won acclaim around the world: CBCA Picture Book of the Year; two Premiers' literary awards; honours in Germany, Brazil, Japan; a shortlisting for the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in the UK, and more.'A publishing landmark.' Magpies'Magnificent.' Reading Time'a stunning book' Australian Bookseller and Publisher'The images from this unsettling, provocative story will resonate long after the book has been closed.' Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)'A strongly atmospheric psycho-fable--visually striking--an open-ended discussion starter.' Kirkus Reviews'Fox is an archetypal drama about friendship, loyalty, risk and betrayal - a story that is as rich for adults as for older children.' Los Angeles Times

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.. . this haunting look at friendship and cruelty ... ends on a tenuously hopeful note, and the images from this unsettling, provocative story will resonate long after the book has been closed.

About the Author

Margaret Wild is one of Australia's best-known and best-loved authors for young people. She has published around 50 picture books for young children, and two verse novels for teenagers. Ron Brooks is an acclaimed illustrator of classic picture books, some of which have stayed in print for over 30 years.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Ron Brooks, Margaret Wild
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Publisher

Allen & Unwin Children's Books an imprint of Allen & Unwin

Publication date

1st June 2010

ISBN

9781742373195


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