The Fox Busters

How can a bunch of chickens fight off a hungry fox? They’re just sitting ducks – well, sitting chickens – aren’t they? But the chickens at Foxearth Farm are different. Thanks to a careless farmer and generations of fox attacks, they’ve evolved into quick-witted, high-flying fox dodgers. Then, just a week after a vicious fox ambush in the water trough, three sisters are hatched. Ransome, Sims and Jefferies are no ordinary chicks. These chicks know how to fight. They are the legendary Fox Busters…

  • A funny classic by master storyteller Dick King-Smith
  • Dick also wrote The Sheep-Pig and The Hodgeheg
  • A shorter novel ideal for newly independent readers
  • Full of charm, wisdom and gentle life lessons to learn

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    Dick King-Smith

    Dick King Smith is the much-loved author of ‘farmyard fantasy’ books like the award-winning The Sheep-pig. He died in January 2011.

    Awards

    Dick has won many awards including The Guardian Fiction Award 1984 for The Sheep Pig, the Children’s Author of The Year 1992 and The Children’s Book Award 1995 for Harriet The Hare.

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