Little FoxBook - 2020
"A beautiful, fully realized dreamscape." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Little Fox frolics with butterflies, scavenges for food, and searches for new friends--despite his father's warning that danger lurks all around. Then one day he takes a tumble, bumps his head, and starts dreaming of things that reflect both the beauty he's seen and the scary things he's heard.
Marije Tolman's ingenious illustrations use a fresh technique that feels like a movie and a dream, starring the cheerful, bright orange Little Fox on grainy mixed media landscapes of blue and green. And when Little Fox wakes up, he's perhaps a little wiser, but still every bit as curious and full of life.
From Library Staff
An early chapter book for young readers, this Dutch import tells a dreamlike tale of a fox's life in a natural setting near people. It strikes a wonderful balance between the realities of nature and anthropomorphism, with its human character, a child observing the fox, on the edges of the action,... Read More »