The Midnight Fox is an atmospheric and heartfelt story, and one of Betsy Byars' best-loved classics.
And then, this afternoon,' Uncle Fred said to me, 'you and I'll go after the fox.'
Tom, a town boy, is horrified when his parents tell him he has to stay on Aunt Millie's farm while they are away. He finds country life every bit as strange and uncomfortable as he feared. But soon, he discovers a rare black fox with green eyes, living with her cubs in the forest. Suddenly, the summer is full of excitement. That is, until Uncle Fred decides to go after the fox - will Tom save her and her family in time?
'I would recommend this book to anyone who loves animals and an adventure story.' Josh, age 10, Toppsta
'A stand-out.' Kirkus
This is Book 19 in the Faber Children's Classics Series. See all Faber Children's Classics books here.
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Betsy Byars is a Newbery Medal winner and a National Book Award winner, and has written over 60 books for young people. Her books have appeared on the best books lists of the American Library Association, School Library Journal, and American Bookseller, among others. She lives in South Carolina.More about Betsy Byars