Fox Friend (RA 7 IA 7-12)
Clare has lived her whole life on a farm, but she's never seen a fox... until she finds a tiny, injured cub who's lost his mum. Clare cares for him herself, but has to keep him hidden from her father, who thinks foxes are vermin. Can she keep the cub safe? Beautifully crafted story from a multi award-winning and bestselling author.
Originally a primary school teacher, Michael Morpurgo struggled to find books to excite and inspire his class. His solution was simple, he began writing them himself. Since then he has become one of Britain's best known and most prolific children's writers, a former Children's Laureate who has won countless prestigious awards including the Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread prize. He lives in Iddesleigh, Devon, with his wife, Clare.