When Fox dies, his friends think that they will never get over their great sadness. Hare, Otter and Mole are all inconsolable, and through the winter a great silence falls on their home. But when spring comes, Squirrel calls on his friends, and reminds them of all the funny things that Fox used to do. And as the friends share dinner together, they tell stories of Fox, and realize that he is still in their hearts and memories, still part of their family. and will be always and forever... A beautiful, moving story of loss and consolation by highly acclaimed writer Alan Durant. The tender, glowing artwork by Debi Gliori perfectly compliments this glorious book.
Debi Gliori is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the very popular Mr Bear series. She won the Children's Book Award picture book section, and was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal in 1997. Her backlist in Doubleday/Corgi includes TELL ME SOMETHING HAPPY BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP and THE VERY SMALL. PURE DEAD MAGIC, the start of a trilogy, was her first novel. The second part, PURE DEAD WICKED was published in April 2002. Debi lives in Scotland, near Edinburgh.