Fantastic Mr Fox

Written by Roald Dahl

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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LoveReading View on Fantastic Mr Fox

A splendiferous new hardback of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, part of a collection of truly delumptious classic Roald Dahl titles with stylish jackets over surprise printed colour cases, and exquisite endpaper designs. Ideal as an early introduction to Roald Dahl just as a child is starting to read alone because it’s a short story by comparison to some of his others. Filled with quirky black and white illustrations by the wonderful Quentin Blake that complement the story so beautifully. As three of the nastiest and most crooked farmers vow to wreak revenge on the foxes eating their chickens, little do they know what the foxes have in store for them. ~ Julia Eccleshare

Fantastic Mr Fox Synopsis

Fantastic Mr Fox - the legendary tale of the most cunning fox in the world. Boggis is an enormously fat chicken farmer who only eats boiled chickens smothered in fat. Bunce is a duck-and-goose farmer whose dinner gives him a beastly temper. Bean is a turkey-and-apple farmer who only drinks gallons of strong cider. Mr Fox is so clever that every evening he creeps down into the valley and helps himself to food from the farms. Now the farmers have hatched a plan to BANG-BANG-BANG shoot Mr Fox dead. But, just when they think Mr Fox can't possibly escape, he makes a fantastic plan of his own...

Now you can listen to Fantastic Mr Fox and other Roald Dahl audio books read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy sound effects from Pinewood Studios!

Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting Twit or Miss! inspired by the revolting Twits.

And visit www.roalddahl.com for games and quizzes, special events, the Roald Dahl museum, new book editions and more about all your favourite Roald Dahl creations.

Fantastic Mr Fox Press Reviews

'A true genius ...Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams

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ISBN: 9780141361550
Publication date: 01/09/2016
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9780141369280
Publication date: 02/06/2016
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

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Publication date: 11/02/2016
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

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Publication date: 05/04/2001
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback (b Format)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141361550
Publication date: 1st September 2016
Author: Roald Dahl
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: Animals
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Audio Books, Roald Dahl 100

About Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son. He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire. Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was &...

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