The midnight fox

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Viking Press, Oct 1, 1968 - Juvenile Fiction - 157 pages
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Tom is forced to stay at his aunt's house in the country when his parents go on vacation. Unhappy at first, he slowly learns to appreciate the land and the animals. One day, he finds a fox and her cub, and this unlikely trio forms a close friendship. Tom's adventures with the foxes make his stay in the country go by very quickly, and before he knows it, the vacation is over! Text copyright 2004 Lectorum Publications, Inc.

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User Review  - Paula - Goodreads

I really enjoyed the dialogue, and the protagonist was immensely likable. But the plot was slight and I also found it light on explanation for the boy's fascination with the fox. Still, glad I read it. Read full review

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User Review  - Varsha Seshan - Goodreads

Sometimes, when a book is powerful, you need to read it slowly so that you aren't overwhelmed. 'The Midnight Fox' is like that. Read full review


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Betsy Byars, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, received a degree in English from Queens College there. Currently, she lives in Clemson, SC with her husband, a college professor. They have four grown children--one son and three daughters--and five grandchildren. "My own hobbies," Byars says, "are rather quiet. I like to read and do needlework, and I love animals. But my husband has some very interesting hobbies, and through him, I've learned to fly and earned my pilot's license. Together, we fly all over the United States. Since our children are all grown now, we also travel a great deal in Europe, but we take commercial flights because our plane is not really equipped to make transatlantic flights.

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