One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller


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$18.99  $17.66
Peachtree Publishers
Publish Date
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.


"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

"Debut author Read writes with pleasing alliteration. . . As the book's subtitle indicates, counting was never so thrilling." --The Horn Book Magazine

"Clever. . . amusing. . . dynamic. . . This one wins for its subtle message of power in numbers." --Publishers Weekly

★ "Surprising, suspenseful. . . clever. . . captivating." --Foreword Reviews, Starred Review

"As charming as it is genuinely gripping." --Shelf Awareness

★ "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

★ "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