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Fantastic Mr. Fox

by Dahl, Roald.

Format: Book on CD 2005
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 5 of 5 copies
Available (5)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library First Floor Children's Department - Audiovisual Collection j CD D
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  First Floor Children's Department - Audiovisual Collection
Call Number  j CD D
Cooper-Siegel Community Library Childrens' Audio Visual j CD BOOK DAH
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library
Collection  Childrens' Audio Visual
Call Number  j CD BOOK DAH
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Audiovisual CD JF DAH
Location  Sewickley Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Audiovisual
Call Number  CD JF DAH
Shaler North Hills Library Juvenile Audiovisual j B-O-CD DAH
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
Collection  Juvenile Audiovisual
Call Number  j B-O-CD DAH
Upper St. Clair Township Library Juvenile Audiobooks JUV-A HUMOR DAHL
Location  Upper St. Clair Township Library
Collection  Juvenile Audiobooks

Nobody outfoxes Fantastic Mr. Fox!

Someone's been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief-it's Fantastic Mr. Fox! Working alone they could never catch him, but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr. Fox and his family surrounded. What they don't know is that they're not dealing with just any fox-Mr. Fox would rather die than surrender. Only the most fantastic plan can save him now.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In many ways, this slight book has all the hallmarks of a Dahl classic: questionable morals, extravagant food, and three outwardly and inwardly gruesome bad guys. Mr. Fox and his family live comfortably underground, emerging only to steal food from the stores of the three bad-tempered local farmers. Fat Boggis keeps chicken, short Bunce has ducks and geese, and lean Bean farms turkey and apples, while brewing strong cider. When the three nasty farmers decide that they've had enough of the foxes' thievery, they decide to end things once and for all, staking out Mr. Fox's hole with guns loaded. Trapped underground, the foxes and their many animal neighbors find themselves slowly starving to death, until Mr. Fox, ever fantastic, has a burst of inspiration that will save his family and friends and trick the farmers all in one. While some of us may remember this from childhood as a clever, high-stakes romp, it's really more of a one-note fable fun and peppered with delightful one-liners to be sure, but lacking the depth and heart of some of Dahl's more enduring works. Still, whether it's read as an intro to Dahl (perhaps after a viewing of the Wes Anderson movie adaption) or as a nostalgic return to an old favorite, there's a reason this one has stuck around so long.--Reagan, Maggie Copyright 2016 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Foxes -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :HarperChildren's Audio,2005
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Harper Children's Audio (Firm)
Participants/Performers Read by the author.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Description 1 audio disc (1 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0060536276 :
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