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Outfoxed

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Books with foxes delight readers young and old. Jennifer Lovegrove's new book, Beautiful Children With Pet Foxes, is out this spring.
Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox

Sometimes I Feel Like a Fox

edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback

In this introduction to the Anishinaabe tradition of totem animals, young children explain why they identify with different creatures such as a deer, beaver or moose. Delightful illustrations show the children wearing masks representing their chosen animal, while the few lines of text on each page work as a series of simple poems throughout the book.

In a brief author’s note, Danielle Daniel explains the importance of totem animals in Anishinaabe culture and how they can also act as animal guid …

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Pax

Pax

by Sara Pennypacker
illustrated by Jon Klassen
edition:Hardcover
also available: eBook Paperback Paperback
tagged : friendship, foxes

National Book Award Longlist * New York Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the Year

From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come.

Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him retur …

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Ooko

Ooko

edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
tagged : friendship, dogs, foxes

     Ooko has everything a fox could want: a stick, a leaf and a rock. Well, almost everything . . . Ooko wants someone to play with too! The foxes in town always seem to be playing with their two-legged friends, the Debbies. Maybe if he tries to look like the other foxes, one of the Debbies will play with him too. But when Ooko finally finds his very own Debbie, things don't turn out quite as he had expected!
     A quirky, funny, charmingly illustrated story about finding friendship and being …

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Rules of the Kingdom

Rules of the Kingdom

edition:eBook
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A lapsed religion still emits / faint signals; God, / in his satellite dish, / groans / moving on.

To seek belonging, to strain against the familiar – these are the polarities many of us live between, feeling the pull of each desire. Offering a particular history, an intimate vantage point from within the various kingdoms we inhabit, Julie Paul’s The Rules of the Kingdom is an exploration of this struggle on a personal level and a universal one.

Broken into five sections, the book examines th …

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Red Fox

Red Fox

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook

The wily, intelligent Red Fox takes on the Canadian wilderness in this classic novel by Charles G. D. Roberts. He tangles with numerous foes, including bear, goshawk, lynx, skunk and owl. Red Fox (with kits and mate) flees a major fire and has several encounters with hounds and men. In this 1905 novel G. D. Roberts set out to make Red Fox and the animal world around him more understandable to his readers, and to encourage awareness of the cruelty involved in humanity's relationship to wild anima …

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The Swift Fox

The Swift Fox

Ecology and Conservation of Swift Foxes in a Changing World
edition:Paperback
tagged : wildlife, ecology

In 1998, biologists and endangered species experts from fifteen states, three provinces, and seven countries met at an international symposium on swift foxes held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, to exchange information and identify the state-of-the-science of swift fox ecology and status in North America. Papers presented at the symposium, together with other written afterwards, are brought together in this peer-reviewed volume. Broad-ranging and comprehensive, The Swift Fox: Ecology and Conservatio …

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Fox and Squirrel

Fox and Squirrel

illustrated by Ruth Ohi
edition:Hardcover
tagged : friendship

A big friendship triumphs over small differences in this irresistible story from the author and illustrator of Chicken, Pig, Cow!

When Fox and Squirrel get together, Squirrel can only see their differences. Squirrel is small and Fox is big; Squirrel lives in a nest and Fox in a burrow; Squirrel likes the day and Fox, the night. But as their friendship grows, Fox gently points out that their differences are good, and more than that, they have many things in common too. Even Squirrel begins to se …

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Little Fox, Lost

Little Fox, Lost

by Nicole Snitselaar
translated by Erin Woods
illustrated by Alicia Padrón
edition:Hardcover

Little Fox’s paw prints make such beautiful pictures in the newly fallen snow. Left here, right there, around that fallen branch—he scatters them throughout the forest until, too late, he finds he can’t retrace his steps back home. Lost and afraid, Little Fox wants to agree when a kind, old owl offers to fly ahead and guide him. But Mama Fox has warned him often: “If ever you are lost, my child, / don’t let a stranger guide you. / Be still and I will search the wild / until I am beside …

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