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Little foxes

Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: London : Egmont, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Foundling Billy Bunch, who is mocked at school and barely tolerated by his latest foster mother, finds his only pleasure in looking after a family of fox cubs in the wilderness by the canal, until others discover his secret.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 9781405233392 1405233397
OCLC Number: 502258751
Notes: Originally published: London : Kaye & Ward, 1984.
Description: 199 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Paperback -From master storyteller Michael Morpurgo comes Little Foxes . Bullied at school, nagged in Aunty May's tenth-floor council flat, there's only one place Billy really feels alive --
in the wilderness by the canal. There he watches a cygnet on the water and protects a family of fox cubs. Then his secret place is discovered and the fox family decimated. Unwanted and unloved, Billy and the last fox run for their lives.
Responsibility: Michael Morpurgo.

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"On Little Foxes the Guardian said: 'Imaginatively written... Highly recommended,' and the Observer said: 'Combines suspense, surprise and a tear or two.'"

 
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