Vulpes, The Red Fox by Jean Craighead GeorgeVulpes, The Red Fox by Jean Craighead George

Vulpes, The Red Fox

byJean Craighead George, John George

Paperback | March 1, 1996

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He is cunning and courageous, and outwits hunters at every turns . . .  Vulpes was the pride of his parents, the smartest pup of the litter—and he grew into a fast, quick-witted red fox whose abilities became legend among the forest’s hunters. Other foxes avoid the hunt. Not Vulpes. He relishes leading men and hounds on hopeless chases across the countryside, slipping away at the last moment. But one day, Vulpes meets his match, coming face to face with a hunter as wily as he is. But the hunter has a gun.
 
“A distinguished animal story full of the feel of the wild and the vigor of a life in that wild.”—Library Journal
Jean Craighead George (1919–2012) was the author of more than one hundred beloved books for young people, including two more books about Sam and Frightful: On the Far Side of the Mountain, and Frightful's Mountain. Ms. George received a Newbery Honor for My Side of the Mountain, the Newbery Medal for Julie of the Wolves, and three addi...
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Title:Vulpes, The Red FoxFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 0.6 inPublished:March 1, 1996Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140376232

ISBN - 13:9780140376234

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Vulpes is the smartest pup of the litter and he grows into a fast, quick-witted fox whose abilities become legend among the forest's hunters. He leads them on hopeless chases, slipping away at the last moment--then he comes face to face with the hunter who is his greatest enemy

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"A distinguished animal story full of the feel of the wild and the vigor of a life in that wild."--Library Journal