Leila and the Blue Fox: The perfect gift for every child this Christmas!
Kiran Millwood Hargrave, Tom de Freston
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Published: 29th Sep '22
Come with an Arctic fox on a breathtaking journey … an enthralling story from the bestselling, award-winning creators of Julia and the Shark. With dazzling blue and black illustrations and presented as a deluxe hardback with tracing paper inserts, this is a perfect gift for 9+ fans of The Last Bear and A Wolf Called Wander.
‘A captivating tale that glistens with wonder. Leila and Fox will always have a home in my heart’ Sophie Anderson’This is an extraordinary book – wild and beautiful and perfect. The mess and tangle of humanity is so brilliantly contrasted with the wild spirit of nature’ Katya BalenCome with an Arctic fox on a breathtaking journey … an enthralling story from the bestselling, award-winning creators of Julia and the Shark. With dazzling blue and black illustrations and presented as a deluxe hardback with tracing paper inserts, this is a perfect gift for 9+ fans of The Last Bear and A Wolf Called Wander.She was very tired.She lay down, her soft head on her soft paws.The sunset licked her face.The snow covered her like a blanket.Fox wakes, and begins to walk. She crosses ice and snow, over mountains and across frozen oceans, encountering bears and birds beneath the endless daylight of an Arctic summer, navigating a world that is vast, wild and wondrous. Meanwhile, Leila embarks on a journey of her own – finding her way to the mother who left her. On a breathtaking journey across the sea, Leila rediscovers herself and the mother she thought she’d lost, with help from a determined little fox.Based on the true story of an Arctic fox who walked from Norway to Canada in seventy-six days, a distance of two thousand miles, this compelling, emotional and beautifully illustrated story is the perfect gift for 9+ readers.Praise for Julia and the Shark:’A tale of courage, understanding and compassion’ The Observer’Julia and the Shark is deep, beautiful and true. The art shines and the writing soars. A classic from cover to cover’ Eoin Colfer’A truly beautiful book, with text and illustrations in perfect harmony. A book to treasure!’ Jacqueline Wilson
|Dimensions||22 × 156 × 218 mm|
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