Synopses & Reviews
Bullied at school, nagged in Aunty Mays 10th-floor tenement, theres only one place Billy really feels alive: in the wilderness by the canal. There he watches a cygnet on the water and he protects a family of fox cubs. Then his secret place is discovered and the fox family is decimated. Unwanted and unloved, Billy and the last fox run for their lives.
"Imaginatively written . . . Highly recommended." —Guardian
"Combines suspense, surprise, and a tear or two." —Observer
About the Author
Michael Morpurgo has been awarded the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award, the Circle of Gold Award, and the Childrens Book Award for his children's fiction. His books include Animal Tales, Beowulf, Out of the Ashes, Private Peaceful, and War Horse.