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Foxy Tales: The Road to Fame and Fortune: Book 2

Alex T. Smith, Caryl Hart

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For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, Interest age: from c 5 years, Fiction, General fiction (Children's / Teenage), Animal stories (Children's / Teenage), Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)

From two of the hottest new talents around comes a crazy new series bursting with ridiculous scrapes and slapstick humour.

Foxy DuBois is on a mission to get rich quick. Only one thing stands in her way - Alphonso the Alligator! Can Foxy's hair-brained schemes make enough money to keep Alphonso fed? Or will Foxy DuBois find herself on the menu?

This is the second title in an hilarious new series for young readers from an award-winning author-illustrator team. Alex's first fiction series - Claude - was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and has been optioned for TV by Sixteen South. He is the World Book Day illustrator 2014.

Caryl has been shortlisted for the Red House Award and won many awards including the Stockport Award.

Alex is the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Follow him at and

These crazy characters also star in their very own picture books - Foxy Vs Egg and Catch us if you Can-Can.

Alex's first fiction series, the bestselling Claude was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and Waterstone's Children's Book Prize.

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Praise for Foxy Tales: The Road to Fame and Fortune: Book 2

  • Ingenious black and white illustrations provided by Alex T Smith... a lot of fun - The Independent on Sunday

  • an amusing story with striking illustrations. The overall book design is very stylish. Great fun. - Books for Keeps

  • There's a laugh on every page and it is ideal for younger readers who want to move to longer stories... Children will undoubtedly adore the sheer daftness of the story, as well as the inevitable wind and warty bottom jokes. - Manchester Evening News

  • Snortingly funny and a great example of a transitional book for kids. - readitdaddy

  • Wildly illustrated on every page by Alex T Smith. Early reading... made highly enjoyable. (Praise for Foxy Tales 1) - Independent on Sunday

  • The illustrations are wonderful... full of comic touches and lots of detail... great fun. (Praise for Foxy Tales 1) - Bookbag

  • Playful... anarchic... wicked sense of humour... great fun. (Praise for Foxy Tales 1) - Teach Primary

  • The author is a comparative newcomer to picture books; on this evidence, he should go far. (Praise for Claude) - The Independent on Sunday

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Alex T. Smith

Author-illustrator Alex T. Smith is the award-winning creator of the bestselling Claude series, which is published in 20 languages worldwide, and is now on TV. Alex's newest series is the critically acclaimed and well-loved Mr Penguin. Alex has won the UKLA Picture Book Award, the Children's Book of the World Illustration Award and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award, and been shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Award. He has also been the official World Book Day illustrator.

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