The Secret Life of the Red Fox (Hardcover)

By Laurence Pringle, Kate Garchinsky (Illustrator)

Boyds Mills Press, 9781629792606, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2017

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Description

This gorgeous and lyrical picture book from renowned science author Laurence Pringle and debut illustrator Kate Garchinsky follows a year in the life of a red fox named Vixen as she finds food, hunts, escapes threats, finds a mate, and raises her kits--all the way to the day that she and her mate watch their kits head off to lead their own secret lives. Stunning, realistic illustrations celebrate the beauty of these mysterious creatures as readers learn important facts through an engaging and fascinating story. The book also includes back matter with more in-depth information, a glossary, and further resources.


About the Author

Laurence Pringle has written more than one hundred books for children, including the Strange and Wonderful series and most recently, The Secret Life of the Red Fox, among other award-winning science titles. Internationally, his books have sold more than three million copies. He lives in West Nyack, New York. laurencepringle.com. Kate Garchinsky illustrates children's books and educational media in her studio in the woodlands west of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Kate is a fellowship recipient of the Don and Virginia Eckelberry Endowment for nature artists at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Prior to creating children's books, Kate designed toys, apps, birdbaths, and trail maps. She lives with her husband Brian, Julia and Spencer the cats, and her one-eyed beagle, Maggie May. Get to know her more at KateGarchinsky.com.
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