Foxes are a great animal to focus on at storytime since there are so many great stories featuring them! For a craft, make this fox finger puppet: www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mfox.htm
Alborough, Jez. Six Little Chicks. Can five chicks with one stick prevent the fox from taking their egg?
Alperin, Mara. The Gingerbread Man. In this classic, a gingerbread cookie escapes and runs from several pursuers until he meets a fox.
Banks, Kate. Fox. The listeners will call out repeated phrases in this story of a young fox learning to be independent.
Fox, Mem. Hattie and the Fox. A chicken spots a fox in the bushes in this story with lots of repetition to involve the storytime audience.
Hogrogian, Nonny. One Fine Day. In this cumulative tale, a fox makes several trades so he can regain his tail.
Hutchins, Pat. Rosie’s Walk. Using a very brief text, this story describes a chicken being followed by a fox.
Magruder, Nilah. How to Find a Fox. An African-American girl looks for a fox to photograph and won’t give up until she finds it.
Palatini, Margie. Lousy Rotten Stinkin’ Grapes. A hilarious retelling of the classic Aesop’s fable.