Chanticleer and the Fox
published in 1982
1 Award


Appropriate age:
Young Kid (age 5-7)
Reading level:
Grade 4
Genres: Fiction, Western
Culture: Europe
Subjects: Farm, Myth, Fable, Animals


King of the barnyard, Chanticleer struts about all day. When a fox bursts into his domain, dupes him into crowing, and then grabs him in a viselike grip, Chanticleer must do some quick thinking to save himself and his barnyard kingdom. Winner, 1959 Caldecott Medal Notable Children's Books of 1940--1970 (ALA) Winner, 1992 Kerlan Award