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Children of the Fox

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Three novellas depict the courageous actions of children dedicated to the cause of the Greek General Themistokles during the Persian Wars.
Unknown Binding, 115 pages
Published January 1st 1978 by Farrar Straus Giroux
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Three short stories based on Greek history, written in Walsh's engaging style. The voice is exquisite and the four young protagonists have interesting adventures which change the course of history. Challenging vocabulary, but beautifully written. ...more
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Excellent addition to a study of Ancient Greece.
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Jill Paton Walsh was born Gillian Bliss in London on April 29th, 1937. She was educated at St. Michael's Convent, North Finchley, and at St. Anne's College, Oxford. From 1959 to 1962 she taught English at Enfield Girls' Grammar School.

Jill Paton Walsh has won the Book World Festival Award, 1970, for Fireweed; the Whitbread Prize, 1974 (for a Children's novel) for The Emperor's Winding Sheet; The
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