The Road to Fame and Fortune (Foxy Tales #2)

Author(s): Alex T. Smith

Children - 9 to 14

Foxy DuBois is on a mission to get rich quick. Only one thing stands in her way - Alphonso the Alligator! Can Foxy's hair-brained schemes make enough money to keep Alphonso fed? Or will Foxy DuBois find herself on the menu? This is the second title in an hilarious new series for young readers from an award-winning author-illustrator team. Alex's first fiction series - Claude - was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and has been optioned for TV by Sixteen South. He is the World Book Day illustrator 2014. Caryl has been shortlisted for the Red House Award and won many awards including the Stockport Award. Alex is the World Book Day Illustrator 2014. Follow him at http://alextsmith.blogspot.co.uk and http://twitter.com/Alex_T_Smith These crazy characters also star in their very own picture books - Foxy Vs Egg and Catch us if you Can-Can. Alex's first fiction series, the bestselling Claude was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and Waterstone's Children's Book Prize.

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From two of the hottest new talents around comes a crazy new series bursting with ridiculous scrapes and slapstick humour.

After briefly considering careers in space travel, cookery and being a rabbit, Alex T. Smith finally decided to become an illustrator. In 2006 he graduated from Coventry University with a degree in Illustration and won second place in the Macmillan Prize for Children's Illustration. For such a young newcomer, Alex T. Smith has already achieved great things. His first fiction series - Claude - was selected for the Richard and Judy Children's Book Club and the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize. He is shortlisted for the Association of Illustrators Award 2013. Caryl Hart is an award-winning and bestselling children's author based in Derbyshire. She writes picture books and young fiction and loves walking her dog, sitting in cafes and snuggling. Caryl runs creative literacy workshops for schools and libraries.

General Fields

  • : 9781444909326
  • : Hachette Children's Books
  • : Hodder Children's Books
  • : June 2014
  • : 197mm X 130mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : August 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : black and white throughout
  • : Alex T. Smith
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Alex T. Smith
  • : 823.92
  • : 176