The Fox and the Ghost King

Paperback

A warm and funny story for younger readers, about two foxes, a ghost and one of the biggest archaeological discoveries in living memory…

‘A heartwarming tale for animal lovers and football fans alike’ Guardian

In a cosy den under a garden shed lives a family of foxes. They love to watch football, all foxes do. One day, they are surprised by a ghostly voice coming from deep underground. The stranger promises to grant the foxes their dearest wish if they only set him free.

With their favourite football team on a losing streak, the foxes know exactly what to wish for. But can they trust the mysterious stranger?

RRP: £7.99

ISBN

978-0-00-863863-4

Publication Date

29-02-2024

Format

Paperback

Pages

144 pages

Dimensions

129x198mm

Product Description

A warm and funny story for younger readers, about two foxes, a ghost and one of the biggest archaeological discoveries in living memory…

‘A heartwarming tale for animal lovers and football fans alike’ Guardian

In a cosy den under a garden shed lives a family of foxes. They love to watch football, all foxes do. One day, they are surprised by a ghostly voice coming from deep underground. The stranger promises to grant the foxes their dearest wish if they only set him free.

With their favourite football team on a losing streak, the foxes know exactly what to wish for. But can they trust the mysterious stranger?

Author

Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo OBE is one of Britain's best-loved writers for children, and has sold more than 35 million books around the world. He has written more than 150 novels and won many prizes, including the Smarties Prize, the Whitbread Award and the Blue Peter Book Award, while several of his books have been adapted for stage and screen, including the global theatrical phenomenon War Horse. Michael was Children’s Laureate from 2003 to 2005, and founded the charity Farms for City Children with his wife, Clare. He was knighted in 2018 for services to literature and charity.