Meet Jimmy Fox, by Barbara Lucey
illustrated by Nancy Haver
read an excerpt
In this poignant set of vignettes about a boy named Wicks and his mischievous fox friend Jimmy, we learn how the power of imagination and confidence can transform the life of a lonely child. Don’t we all want a special fox, or guardian angel, no matter how old we are? You and your favorite young readers will surely enjoy snuggling up with this book.
— Suzanne Strauss, educator
A Talking Fox! What Would You Do?
What would you do if a talking fox followed you home one day? What if he wanted to play baseball? Or come to school? And if he told you he was there to help, but always seemed to make trouble, what would you do about it?
Wicks Sullivan is an 8 year old boy living during the Great Depression. As the youngest boy in his neighborhood group, the Elmwood Boys, he often gets left out. When Jimmy Fox comes along, everything in Wicks’s life begins to change. Does it change for the better?
You decide, while we Meet Jimmy Fox!