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This gorgeous and lyrical picture book follows a year in the life of a red fox named Vixen.

Kids will learn about a common backyard neighbor as they read how Vixen finds food, hunts, escapes threats, finds a mate, and raises her kits—all the way to the day that she and her mate watch their kits head off to lead their own secret lives. Stunning, realistic illustrations celebrate the beauty of these mysterious creatures as readers learn important facts through an engaging and fascinating story. The book also includes back matter with more in-depth information, a glossary, and further resources.

Book Details

Format: Hardcover
Price: 16.99 USD / 22.99 CAD
Published: 2017-03-07
ISBN: 9781629792606
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 9 x 9
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★"This intimate and personal view...is chronicled through a beautifully cohesive relationship between text and illustration. Facts and definitions are seamlessly woven into the narrative. ...The art...convey(s) intensity and precision... (and) fuels the foxlike moments with emotion. A rich reading experience awaits those who pick up this title." -School Library Journal, starred review

"Visually captivating introduction to the red fox's secret life...Pringle thoughtfully explains how red foxes are canines, omnivores and predators...with specialized vocabulary printed in italics in the narrative and defined in a glossary. Intimate scenes...alternate with panoramic vistas, capturing the essence of the red fox and her world...(the) illustrations add depth, drama, and detail to the informative, entertaining text." – Kirkus Reviews

"This nonfiction book gives the reader a taste of the day-to-day activities of Vixen the red fox in an inviting story format. Detailed descriptions draw the reader into Vixen's daily routine...(and) the author provides accurate information, using words that assist in building a strong vocabulary. Students will enjoy picking up this book and exploring the world of the red fox. Recommended." - School Library Connection

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