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“And then, this afternoon”, Uncle Fred said to me, “you and I’ll go after the fox.”

Raised in the city, Tom loathes having to stay on Aunt Millie’s farm while his parents are away. He misses the buzz of urban life, and hates climbing trees. But one day he discovers a rare black fox with green eyes, living with her cubs in the forest. Tom is instantly captivated by the animal, and suddenly the summer is full of excitement. But then Uncle Fred decides to hunt the fox down. Can Tom save the Midnight Fox and her family?

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.9; Middle years; 4.0 points



UK edition


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  1. 39c logo fullcolor 113549

    on 9 March 2014

    It was a good book. I first found it in my schools library and thought it would be boring but when I started reading it, it turned out to be excellent

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    on 5 June 2013

    Great book!Good for all ages and it makes you npot want to put it down.A breath-taking novel,always keeping me in suspense.

    5out of 5
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    on 4 March 2013

    it is very good but i have not finshed it but its good so far

    5out of 5
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    on 6 March 2012

    I was totally amazed by this book like other people said. But its just great.

  5. Bellasara 113282

    on 5 March 2012

    I was really surprised by this book – in a really good way! I love Betsy Byars, and this once will remain a favourite of mine. The plot was fast and brilliant, and the characters too! An all-round great story!

    4out of 5
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    on 3 March 2012

    It was a completely new style. An exciting and adventurous tale.

    One day Tom comes across rare black fox with lamplike eyes, so bright they could burn you, living with her cubs in the forest. Tom instantly loves this fascinating creature. But then Tom’s uncle Bob tries to hunt down the foxes and Tom has to try and save their lives.

    I would recommend it to anyone!

    5out of 5
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    on 2 March 2012

    i really want to read this!!

  8. Witchdog thumb 22

    on 1 March 2012

    it loks mysterious and fun to read

  9. Bellasara 113282

    on 1 March 2012

    I have read this in school

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    on 1 March 2012

    I think this book is amazingly good

    5out of 5
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    on 17 February 2012


    5out of 5