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The tale of Tricky Fox : a New England trickster tale

by Aylesworth, Jim.

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 17 Libraries 19 of 22 copies
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Bethel Park Public Library Picture Books PB AYLESWORTH Jim
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CLP - Allegheny Regional Children's Folk & Fairytale qj Fic Ayleswor
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CLP - Homewood Children's Folk & Fairytale qj Fic Ayleswor
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CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Folk & Fairytale qj FICTION Tale
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Folk & Fairytale qj Fic Ayleswor
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Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg Picture Books E AYL
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Moon Township Public Library Easy FAIRY TALES JE AYLESWORTH
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Northland Public Library Children's Picture Books J PIC AYLESWORTH
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Scott Township Library Picture Books E AYLESWORTH
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Western Allegheny Community Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 398.2 AYL
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Wilkinsburg Public Library Picture Books E AYL FAIRYTALES
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CLP - Squirrel Hill Children's Folk & Fairytale CHECKED OUT
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Summary
A hilarious tale about a tricky fox who can outsmart any human except a teacher! "Cleverly paced repetition and an unexpected ending make this droll caper a winning choice." - Publishers Weekly, starred review "McClintock's lively line gets the tale's mischief just right.her wily Fox even winks conspiratorially at the reader." - The Horn Book, starred review
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Ages 3^-7. In the same format and style as their Gingerbread Man (1998) and Aunt Pitty Patty's Piggy (1999), Aylesworth and McClintock offer another nostalgic folktale that's perfect for read-alouds. Bored with chickens, Tricky Fox boasts that he can steal a pig. "I'll eat my hat if you do!" says his brother, and the bet is on. Playing on humans' natural curiosity, the clever fox tricks two elderly neighbors into filling his sack with treats, but a third woman, a teacher, outwits Fox by putting a bulldog in his sack.. Unaware, Fox returns triumphantly with his bulging sack, and Brother eats his hat, literally, before the ferocious pup leaps out. The folly of the well-dressed, rascally animals and their human counterparts, rendered in McClintock's signature style (reminiscent of fine, nineteenth-century illustrations) inspires giggles. Aylesworth's words, in bouncy rhythms and nursery rhymes, will get kids to cheer along with the story. An infectious choice for fans of the team's previous titles. --Gillian Engberg"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "The clever collaborators behind The Gingerbread Man and Aunt Pitty Patty's Piggy offer another buoyant retelling in this tale within a tale. A teacher from yesteryear gathers her students around her to read to them a bookDwhich keen-eyed kids will recognize as the book in their own hands. It introduces Tricky Fox who brags to his brother that "I'm going to get me a fat pig!" Insisting that a fox could not possible carry such a critter, Brother Fox replies, "I'll eat my hat if you do!" The title character grows positivelyDand contagiouslyDgleeful as he tricks one and then another woman, so that it seems he just may accomplish his mission. Yet the next would-be victim of his pranks is a teacher (in fact, the very one seen on the opening page), and "Tricky Fox didn't know that teachers are not so easy to fool as regular humans are." Rendered in watercolor, black ink and gouache, McClintock's endearingly antique pictures add to the merriment, especially when the conniving fox winks at readers, drawing them into his joke. Cleverly paced repetition and an unexpected ending make this droll caper a winning choice. Ages 3-6. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Subjects Foxes -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Scholastic Press,2001
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors McClintock, Barbara.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 9780439095433
0439095433
0439342422 (pbk.)
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