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.
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.
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
Caryl Hart (Author)
Caryl Hart is the author of many bestselling books for children, including the hugely successful How to Grow A Dinosaur and The Princess and the Peas. She is the winner of the Stockport Children's Book Award, the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Lancashire Share a Story Award. Caryl lives on the top of a windy hill in the Peak District with her guitar-playing husband, two cheeky daughters, one extremely fluffy black cat, a goldfish, four hens and an invisible dog called Paddy.
Follow Caryl at carylhart.com and @carylhart1
Nick East (Illustrator)
Nick East is the illustrator of the bestselling Toto the Ninja Cat as well as the Goodnight Digger and Knock Knock series. He has been working as a museum designer for the past 16 years but has always been a storyteller, whether as a child, filling sketchbooks with quirky characters, or as a designer displaying a collection of ancient artefacts. Nick lives near York with his wife and two children and, when he isn't drawing, he is out riding bikes and spending time with his family.
Find Nick at nickeastillustration.com