FOX IN A BOX by Edith Thatcher Hurd


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I'll catch a fox, and put him in a box, and then I'll let him go."" That was what Joe wanted to do with his bow and arrow. And he set off for the hunt. First he caught a lion. And the lion said he'd find Joe another pet if Joe would only take out the arrow. So the lion found a fox for Joe. Clement Hurd's pictures is rust and green show Joe putting the fox in a box. Soon, though, the fox persuaded Joe to let him out. Joe found an owl instead who agreed to live on a bough outside Joe's windows. Kindergarteners and listeners at home will like to hear this story about a familiar song. Children in the primary grades can read it to themselves. Firmly sewn.

Pub Date: Sept. 19th, 1957
Publisher: Doubleday