Young readers are invited to join a determined fox as she sets out to find her dinner in this simple, stylish introduction to light and dark.
Fox is hungry. She waits until dark, then emerges from her den to hunt for food. Follow her as she pads through the city streets and learns about sunlight, moonlight, and electric light. Shadows grow along alleys and reflections bounce off store windows as Fox moves through patches of light and dark. Using simple, clear language and beautiful illustrations, this gentle story is the perfect introduction to light and dark for budding scientists.
About the Author
Martin Jenkins has written many celebrated books for children, including the First Science Storybooks Bird Builds a Nest and The Squirrels’ Busy Year, both illustrated by Richard Jones. Martin Jenkins lives in England, where he works as a conservation biologist.
Richard Smythe is a landscape artist and the illustrator of several books for young readers. He lives in England.
On the surface, a simple story of a fox; with help from an older reader, an intriguing visual representation of a beginning science theme. —Kirkus Reviews