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Title: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: mollymom103 on November 20, 2012, 08:06 PM
Hi folks, what are the best picture books about foxes? Fiction or non-fiction. Thanks for the help.
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: elisa on November 20, 2012, 08:41 PM
I love James and Edward Marshall's books about a character named Fox (who is a Fox). They are very funny- early readers. (Fox in Love, Fox on Wheels).

Lisa
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: Franzilla on November 21, 2012, 04:32 AM
Carrie Pearson's A Warm Winter Tail is non-fiction. It's not entirely about a fox or foxes but might help you?

Dr Seuss' Fox in Sox?! There's an Eric Carle one too, with a fox.

Then of course there's Fantastic Mr Fox. Oh wait, that's not a picture book. Duh.

I can think of several with foxes as characters but not the main character, but then there are quite a few traditional stories with foxes? Foxy Loxy and Henny Penny? Isn't there a fox in the gingerbread man too?

This reminds me of a beautiful film I watched about a little girl and her friendship with a fox. It's on Netflix in the US. The Fox and the Child. If you get a chance, watch it. It's beautiful.
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: Anne Marie on November 21, 2012, 04:44 AM
Melissa Wiley's new FOX AND CROW ARE NOT FRIENDS is really an easy reader, but it's super-cute.
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: mollymom103 on November 21, 2012, 07:10 AM
Ooh, some good suggestions. Thank you so much!

Any more?
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: AmyD on November 21, 2012, 12:10 PM
BROWNIE GROUNDHOG AND THE FEBRUARY FOX by Susan Blackaby, illustrated by Carmen Segovia. The illustrations are beautiful. The story was actually written to go with some illustrations that were featured in the Bologna Children's Book Fair Illustrators Exhibition.
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: carterhiggins on November 21, 2012, 12:49 PM
Well, ROSIE'S WALK isn't explicitly about foxes, but he's a great character there!
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: CarrieF on November 24, 2012, 05:15 PM
I just read one today -- about a chicken and fox. LITTLE CHICKEN AND LITTLE FOX by Brigitte Sidjanski.
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: Brian H. on November 25, 2012, 11:19 PM
I like Tricky Fox, but my favorite ever is Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke by Pamela Duncan Edwards. Fosdyke is hilarious!
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: literaticat on November 26, 2012, 06:27 PM
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves is TOTALLY ADORABLE!!! 

(also sequels Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms and Fletcher and the Christmas something.)
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: Natalie on November 26, 2012, 07:20 PM
THE FOX IN THE DARK by Alison Green is on our state list this year, so as a school librarian, I've read this to all of the primary grades in our school, and it's a definite favorite.
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: Kimberly Lynn on November 27, 2012, 10:35 AM
I love Foxy and Egg by Alex T. Smith.  Heard about it at a SCBWI FL workshop and ordered it right when I got home.  Love love the illustrations!  :)
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: LeslieG on November 27, 2012, 04:18 PM
LOUSY ROTTEN STINKIN' GRAPES by Margie Palatini (can't believe I didn't think of this one sooner!)
Title: Re: Picture book suggestions about foxes
Post by: mollymom103 on November 28, 2012, 01:40 PM
Wow! So many great suggestions. :)