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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Fox
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

"An injured magpie and a one-eyed dog live happily together in the forest until a jealous fox arrives to teach them what it means to be alone." (Source: Google Books)

Adaptations

y separately published work icon Fox Michael Barlow , Noriko Nashimoto , Jacob Lehrer , 2015 14002572 2015 single work drama

'Told through a fusion of puppetry and dance, Fox highlights the constant battle between remaining faithful and falling for temptation, and reminds us that the strength of friendship can give us the courage to get through difficult times.

'Fox, Dog and Magpie’s timeless story will leave you with questions that may take a lifetime to answer…'

Source: Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.

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Unit Suitable For

AC: Year 9 (NSW Stage 5)

Themes

betrayal, friendship, jealousy, loneliness, loyalty, trust, wilderness

General Capabilities

Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding, Information and communication technology, Literacy, Personal and social

Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources

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Teachers' notes via publisher's website.

Notes

  • Included in the 2001 White Ravens Catalogue compiled by the International Youth Library in Munich, Germany. Special mention.
  • Other formats: Also braille.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has Chinese and Japanese translations.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Leonards, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2000 .
      person or book cover
      Courtesy of Allen & Unwin.
      Extent: 30p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 1864484659, 1864489332 (pbk.)
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Cat's Whiskers ,
      2000 .
      image of person or book cover 5416255382411475121.jpg
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      Extent: 40p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 1903012120(cased), 1903012139(pbk.)
    • La Jolla, San Diego, California,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Kane/Miller Book Publishers ,
      2001 .
      image of person or book cover 136035500349029506.jpg
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      Extent: 34p.
      Edition info: 1st American ed.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 1929132166
Alternative title: キツネ
Alternative title: Kitsune
Language: Japanese
    • Tokyo, Honshu,
      c
      Japan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      BL Shuppan ,
      2001 .
      image of person or book cover 695703413557603410.jpg
      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 27p.
      Description: col. illus.
      ISBN: 4892385875

Works about this Work

Worth a Thousand Words : The Top 10 Best Australian Children’s Picture Books Nicholas Reece , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 20 December 2013;

'The academics and the “mummy bloggers” are in furious agreement – reading picture books to children is one of the best things you can do for a child’s development.

It also happens to be, in the opinion of this humble author, one of the best things an adult can do for their own development. A reminder that the greatest joys in life are often the simplest.' (Introduction)

[Essay] : Fox Robyn Sheahan-Bright , 2013 single work essay
— Appears in: Reading Australia 2013;

'Fox was a contemporary classic the minute it was published – an extraordinary picture book that has been acclaimed throughout the world for its mastery of words and pictures. It is a breathtaking collaboration by Margaret Wild and Ron Brooks, two of Australia’s most respected writers and illustrators for young people. Together, they’ve created an allegory of heroic proportions that is told in a spare, poetic text and hauntingly arresting illustrations. They engrave on the reader’s heart profound ideas of love, grief, loyalty, desire and redemption.' (Introduction)

Hidden Treasures: Wealth of Children's Tales Sally Pryor , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 July 2010; (p. 16)
Off the Shelf Susan Hewitt , William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 April 2010; (p. 7)

— Review of Beneath Hill 60 David Roach , 2010 single work film/TV ; Fox Margaret Wild , 2000 single work picture book
New Texts for the Secondary English Classroom Helen Sykes , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , Winter no. 140 2004; (p. 31-37)

— Review of Black Juice Margo Lanagan , 2004 selected work short story ; Boys of Blood and Bone David Metzenthen , 2003 single work novel ; Finding Cassie Crazy Jaclyn Moriarty , 2003 single work novel ; Fly a Rebel Flag : The Battle at Eureka Robyn Annear , 2004 single work biography ; Fox Margaret Wild , 2000 single work picture book ; In Flanders Fields Norman Jorgensen , 2002 single work picture book ; Mao's Last Dancer Cunxin Li , 2003 single work autobiography ; Nights in the Sun Colin Bowles , 2003 single work novel ; One Night Margaret Wild , 2003 single work novel ; Ten Out of Ten Allan Baillie , 2003 selected work short story
[Review] Fox Jeni Stratford , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 44 no. 3 2000; (p. 37)

— Review of Fox Margaret Wild , 2000 single work picture book
New Texts for the Secondary English Classroom Helen Sykes , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , Winter no. 140 2004; (p. 31-37)

— Review of Black Juice Margo Lanagan , 2004 selected work short story ; Boys of Blood and Bone David Metzenthen , 2003 single work novel ; Finding Cassie Crazy Jaclyn Moriarty , 2003 single work novel ; Fly a Rebel Flag : The Battle at Eureka Robyn Annear , 2004 single work biography ; Fox Margaret Wild , 2000 single work picture book ; In Flanders Fields Norman Jorgensen , 2002 single work picture book ; Mao's Last Dancer Cunxin Li , 2003 single work autobiography ; Nights in the Sun Colin Bowles , 2003 single work novel ; One Night Margaret Wild , 2003 single work novel ; Ten Out of Ten Allan Baillie , 2003 selected work short story
[Review] Fox Linnet Hunter , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , May vol. 15 no. 2 2000; (p. 4-6)

— Review of Fox Margaret Wild , 2000 single work picture book
Off the Shelf Susan Hewitt , William Yeoman , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 April 2010; (p. 7)

— Review of Beneath Hill 60 David Roach , 2010 single work film/TV ; Fox Margaret Wild , 2000 single work picture book
[Review] Fox Leigh Williamson , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 14 no. 3 2000; (p. 41-42)

— Review of Fox Margaret Wild , 2000 single work picture book
The Children's Book Council of Australia Annual Awards 2001 2001 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 45 no. 3 2001; (p. 2-12)
CBCA Acceptance Speeches : Margaret Wild Margaret Wild , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 45 no. 4 2001; (p. 4)
CBCA Acceptance Speeches : Ron Brooks Ron Brooks , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 45 no. 4 2001; (p. 4-5)
At Home in Australia : The Changing Scene Continued... H. M. Saxby , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , November vol. 47 no. 4 2003; (p. 8-13)
The author examines how the themes, genre and settings have changed in Australian children's literature throughout the second half of the 20th century and into the 21st century by examining works written in this period.
Hidden Treasures: Wealth of Children's Tales Sally Pryor , 2010 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 July 2010; (p. 16)
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