Nanny Fox

Publisher: Orion Children's Books


‘Arnold Fox loved chickens. Not to eat – just as friends.’ So begins this charming tale of the fox who chooses sandwiches over chicks. Arnold loves watching the chickens going about their business, pecking and fluffing, laying eggs and hatching chicks. Eating them is unthinkable - but unfortunately for Arnold, his family feel differently.

Arnold gets a secret job looking after Mrs Buff Orpington’s six chicks and they love their new Nanny Fox, but whose side will he be on when his brother and sister come looking for their dinner?

Little readers will enjoy the farmyard setting of this delightful picture book. The story is gentle and original, without overdoing the 'it's OK to be individual' message, and Selina Young's illustrations are so sweet that there really are no villains here. A slightly longer text helps to make this a perfect bedtime story.

Share this page with your friends

More books like this

How to Train the Perfect Parents

Author: Rebecca Ashdown

Meet Mimi Lee, an expert parent trainer. She knows that parents don’t understand what kids want and need, but you can’t blame them, as they’ve never been trained. So just follow her three simple steps to help train your parents, too! Funny and heartwarming.

Read more about How to Train the Perfect Parents

The Perfect Sofa

Author: Fifi Kuo

Panda and Penguin love their old sofa, but decide it's time to go shopping for a new one when the springs start to poke through. Fifi Kuo’s illustrations bring warmth and humour to the story of learning to appreciate and love what we already have in our lives. 

Read more about The Perfect Sofa