A classic conflict is given a classic treatment in Red Fox at McCloskey’s Farm.
A moonlit night, a wily fox, a sleepy farmer and his grumpy watchdog,
and a coop full of nervous chickens all add up to a ruckus of ruffled feathers
in delightful rhyme.
The humor, colorful imagery, and lively rhythms of Brian Heinz’s poetry make this
a book that begs to be read aloud. Fold-out pages bring the text to life in oversized illustrations, and the dreamlike quality of Chris Sheban’s artwork superbly captures
the sly playfulness of Red Fox, the frenzied clumsiness of McCloskey and his
hound, and the understandable unease of the chickens, to make the turning of
each page an experience that will not be soon forgotten.
Brian Heinz, 1 Sylvan Drive, Wading River, NY 11792 - Phone & Fax: (631) 929-8148 email: Brian@brianheinz.com
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