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Author: Margaret Wild; Ron Brooks
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin ; London : Frances Lincoln [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Dog and Magpie become friends after Dog rescues Magpie who can't fly. One day Fox enters their lives and sets out to destroy their friendship. This tale about friendship and betrayal is as suitable for adults as it is for children.

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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Pictorial works Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Wild; Ron Brooks
ISBN: 9781864489330 1864489332
OCLC Number: 192027866
Notes: Originally published: London: Cat's Whiskers, 2000.
Awards: Winner of APA Design Awards 2000 (Australia)
Winner of Kate Greenaway Medal 2001 (Australia)
Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award 2001 (Australia)
Winner of Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature 2001 (Australia)
Winner of Queensland Premier's Literary Awards 2001 (Japan)
Winner of Best Children's Book 2004 (Germany)
Winner of CBCA Children's Book of the Year 2006 (Brazil)
Winner of Picture Book 2002 (Australia)
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: by Margaret Wild ; illustrated by Ron Brooks.


Dog and Magpie are friends, but when Fox comes into the bush, everything changes. Fox is an archetypal drama about friendship, loyalty, risk and betrayal - a story that's as rich for adults as for  Read more...


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In this powerful story about friendship, betrayal and courage, the language is beautifully spare and the illustrations are vibrant and haunting. The text, written with scratchy pen, creates an edgy Read more...

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