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The Fox Diaries: The Year the Foxes Came to our Garden

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Experience the magical story of a family of foxes that took up residence right in the front yard of the author and publisher, Valarie Budayr. The Fox Diaries offers an enthusiastically educational opportunity to observe this fox family grow and learn together. From digging and hunting to playing and resting, this diary shares a rare glimpse into the private lives of Momma ...more
Hardcover, 80 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by Audrey Press
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Crystal (Kris)
Jun 02, 2011 rated it really liked it
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The Fox Diaries is a juvenile nonfiction book on the family of foxes that would come to play in author Valarie Budayr’s garden. While the book is essentially a diary for the foxes, Budayr incorporates facts on foxes and why they act the way they do into the book after each look into the foxes’ lives.

Photos of the foxes fill the diary, so much that it feels that the diary is mostly a narrative addition to a diary of photos cataloguing the foxes’ activity in Budayr’s g
Misty Rios
Jun 27, 2013 rated it liked it
The Fox Diaries is a cute little book about the lives of five foxes that have spent a year in the authors garden.

Pros: Beautiful pictures of the five gorgeous foxes. Great descriptions and cute captions. Great for animal lovers!

Cons: Its a little unclear whether this book is intended for children or adults. The photos are great for kids although it is not really written in a way to appeal to children. However, its not exactly written at an adult level seems to be somewhere in between
Athena Nagel
Feb 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Fox Diaries was a very enjoyable story. My children and I learned so much about this little fox family specifically but even more generally we learned so much about fox families, their habitat, their behaviors, their play etc... They are so cute and the author did a great job naming and portraying each of the family members. They were so cute and although they are foxes, their personalities can be similar to so many other species of animals. We loved this book and it is so educational and inform ...more
I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review, which I will gladly provide when I've had the time to finish reading it and formulate my thoughts. Stay tuned!
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Valarie Budayr is co-founder of Multicultural Children’s Book Day, a movement to celebrate diverse and multicultural children’s books, CEO and publisher at Audrey Press, and creative director of the popular blog and website Jump into a Book.

She is also the award winning, best-selling author of The Fox Diaries: The Year the Foxes Came to Our Garden, The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate
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