One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller


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$17.99  $16.73
Peachtree Publishing Company
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9.9 X 10.0 X 0.4 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Kate Read is an award-winning children's book author and illustrator. Her debut, One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller, receiving an Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor. She was originally trained as a theater designer, and she graduated from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge with an MA in children's book illustration. She lives in England with her family.


"Lovely, potent, brightly colored illustrations in a combination of textured collage and paint against white space transition to a dark, moonlit backdrop. Little ones will eagerly count in subsequent readings as they also learn new descriptive vocabulary and cheer for the brave hens. A classic scenario flips the script in this engrossing adventure." --Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
"Surprising, suspenseful...clever...captivating." --Foreword Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
"Clever...amusing...dynamic... This one wins for its subtle message of power in numbers." --Publishers Weekly
"The large pictures are delightful...and offer humor as well as great technique.... Teamwork wins the day, and youngsters will cheer on the ultimately fearless fowl." --Booklist Online
"Stunning...brilliantly colored...striking... Just the right amount of tension, delicious vocabulary...and alliterative phrases make this a first purchase for group and one-on-one sharing. Count on requests for many readings." --School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
"As charming as it is genuinely gripping." --Shelf Awareness
"Debut author Read writes with pleasing alliteration... As the book's subtitle indicates, counting was never so thrilling." --The Horn Book Magazine