Fantastic Mr Fox

Fantastic Mr Fox

Summary

"On a hill above the valley there was a wood.
In the wood there was a huge tree. Under the tree there was a hole.
In the hole lived Mr Fox and Mrs Fox and their four Small Foxes. . . "

Mr Fox is a very clever fox - every evening he creeps down into the valley and helps himself to food from the nearby farms.

Chickens from Farmer Boggis, ducks and geese from Farmer Bunce, and turkeys from Farmer Bean.

But now the farmers have had enough, and together they hatch a plan to get rid of Mr Fox for good!

But what they don't know is Mr Fox has some help, and a fantastic escape plan of his own...

About the authors

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and many more brilliant stories.
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Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children’s Laureate. In the 2013 New Year’s Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.
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