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Fox Friend (4u2read)

Written by Michael Morpurgo

Illustrated by Joanna Carey

Key Stage 2 Key Stage 3

LoveReading View on Fox Friend (4u2read)

Interest Age 7-12 Reading Age 8+

When Christine finds an abandoned fox club she cares for it herself. But can she keep it secret from her Dad? This is a wonderfully touching and beautifully crafted story about growing up and learning about real life from one of our best-loved authors. 

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Fox Friend (4u2read) Synopsis

Clare has lived her whole life on a farm, but she's never seen a fox ... until she finds a tiny, injured cub who's lost his mum. Clare cares for him herself, but has to keep him hidden from her father, who thinks foxes are vermin. Can she keep the cub safe? A poignant and moving story from a multi-award-winning author.

Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+

Book Information

ISBN: 9781781127742
Publication date: 5th November 2018
Author: Michael Morpurgo
Illustrator: Joanna Carey
Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 64 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3

About Michael Morpurgo

Winner of J M Barrie Award 2016 March 16 was Michael Morpurgo month on Lovereading4kids - click here to view the favourites we selected on themes of Legends, Animals, War and Journeys. Michael Morpurgo, OBE, MBE, is one of the UK’s best-loved authors and storytellers. He was appointed Children’s Laureate in May 2003, a post he helped to set up with his friend Ted Hughes in 1999. He was awarded an OBE for services to Literature in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2007. He has written over 120 books, including Kensuke’s Kingdom which won the Children’...

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