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This is an auction for FANTASTIC MR FOX by Roald Dahl .

Illustrated by Quentin Blake.

*** This book is on sale in New Zealand NOW. The Recommended Retail Price is $17.99. ***

From Wikipedia:

"Fantastic Mr Fox is a children's novel written by British author Roald Dahl. It was first published in 1970. The story is about Mr Fox and how he outwits his farmer neighbours to steal their food from right under their noses... The story revolves around an anthropomorphic, tricky, clever fox named Mr. Fox who lives underground beside a tree with his wife and four children. In order to feed his family, he makes nightly visits to farms owned by three wicked, cruel, dimwitted farmers named Boggis, Bunce, and Bean and snatches the livestock or food available on each man's respective farm. Tired of being outsmarted by Mr. Fox, the farmers devise a plan to attempt to shoot him by sneaking up on him a certain distance from his hole, blasting shots at their enemy, only to shoot off his tail. In order to successfully kill the fox, the farmers dig up his burrow using caterpillar tractors, although fortunately the family manages to escape by burrowing further beneath the earth to safety. The trio of farmers are ridiculed for their persistence, so they decide to gather by Mr. Fox's hole with tents and pointed guns in order to shoot him when he emerges. Cornered by his rivals, Mr. Fox and his family (along with all of the other families of underground creatures) are left to starve..."

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Penguin paperback 2013.

82 pages.

Brand new (unread) condition.

The cost of shipping is $2.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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