The Fox’s Tale

The First Christmas

£5.99

ISBN: 9781859858288 Categories: , ,

ISBN: 9781859858288

Publication date: August 24, 2012

Format: Paperback

Extent: 32 pages

Dimensions: 250mm(length) 230mm(width)

Series: Animal Tales

Imprint: Candle Books

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On a cold starry night above the hills of Bethlehem, a hungry fox is looking for some supper. Suddenly, the sky is full of light and there is the sound of angels singing. What on earth is happening and what unforgettable sight is the fox about to see? Nick Butterworth and Mick Inkpen ‘s delightful Animal Tales tell of some special occasions, seen through the eyes of some of God’s smaller creatures, who have no trouble at all understanding exactly what is happening……..

Meet the author: Nick Butterworth

Nick Butterworth is a British writer and illustrator of children’s books whose books have been published in thirty languages worldwide, with international sales in the region of fifteen million. His many awards include the top award from the Society of Illustrators and the prestigious Ne stlĂ© Gold Award for the critically acclaimed, The Whisperer. His hugelypopular series of books about Percy The Park Keeper, which alone, has achieved sales of more than nine million, has encouraged generations of children to take an interest in, and care for, the natural world around them.


Meet the author: Mick Inkpen

Mick Inkpen is one of the top-selling picture book author-illustrators in the world with millions of readers, and his stories being translated into over twenty different languages. He started out as a graphic designer, during which time he started working with much-loved children’s author Nick Butterworth, from whom he learned design and typography. Mick has won numerous awards world-wide including The British Book Award for Penguin Small, The British Book Award for the best illustrated book, for Lullabyhullabaloo, and Kipper won a BAFTA for best animated children’s film in 1998.


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