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Fantastic Mr. Fox (1970)

by Roald Dahl

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Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family.
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    The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling (themulhern)
    themulhern: Kipling's animal stories are generally more sentimental and often more talky than "Fantastic Mr. Fox". Frequently, humans are very prominent and the animals are in a position of devoted servitude. But the short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" is quick moving and exciting, and the little mongoose who is the protagonist is a very independent character.… (more)
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    The Fox Busters by Dick King-Smith (Polenth)
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    The Tale of Mr. Tod by Beatrix Potter (amanda4242)
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    James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl (sturlington)

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  moazzima29 | Sep 11, 2022 |
Greatly enjoyed by both my son and myself. It's an extremely exciting book with tonnes of action and a cliffhanger at the end of almost every chapter. Dahl's trademark grotesque characters are there as well as his dark humour. ( )
  whatmeworry | Apr 9, 2022 |
Farmers try to murder a fox and his family in this delightful children's story. It bears noting that the fox also murders many chickens, so there are no good guys in this tale. Which is a good lesson for kids.

There are no heroes. There are only degrees of evil. ( )
  Joe901 | Nov 2, 2021 |
Roald Dahl heb ik altijd veel boeken van gelezen en voorgelezen gekregen. Maar persoonlijk vindt ik dat er leukere boeken zijn dan dit boek. En heb ik niet met heel veel plezier dit boek gelezen. Maar ik denk wel zeker dat het voor jongere kinderen heel leuk kan zijn, omdat het spannend kan worden. ( )
  Cindyheijdel | Oct 19, 2021 |
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Dahl, Roaldprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blake, QuentinIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Chaffin, DonaldIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Lampell, DonnaCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
O'Dowd, ChrisNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Ross, TonyIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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Penguin Australia

5 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 0141307536, 0141322659, 0141807873, 0141329106, 0141333200


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