Written by: Chen Jiatong
Format: Paperback / softback
The first novel in the magical White Fox series - a beautifully illustrated tale of a young fox and a magical moonstone. '[A] delight, full of peril, friendship and mysticism' FINANCIAL TIMES A young white fox called Dilah returns home to find his mother gravely injured. Before she dies, she tells him about a treasure with the power to make animals human.
The clues to its location are contained in a moonstone buried beneath their den - but wicked blue foxes seek the treasure too, and Dilah must race to find it first. Along the way, he meets all sorts of other creatures: a friendly seal, an ancient tortoise and a fierce leopard - but can he stay one step ahead? The first book in the White Fox series, a bestseller in China. The first middle-grade children's fiction series ever to be translated into English from Chinese.
Themes of conservation, nature, civilisation and what it really means to be human. Translated by the award-winning Jennifer Feeley, with gorgeous black-and-white line illustrations by acclaimed Chinese artist Viola Wang.