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The Gift of Helen the Fox Cub

by Minoru Taketazu
illus. by Kyusoku Iwamoto

Ages 8 UP

Account by a retired Hokkaido vet of his attempts to raise a blind and deaf fox cub which he found abandoned at the side of the road. The young animal eventually died, but its gentle character left such a lasting impression on the author and his wife that this book is the result.

22 x 16 cm, 174 pages, Black-and-white illustrations and colour photograp
First published May 1999
Rights sold: China, Korea & Hong Kong