Chanticleer and the Fox 

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This retelling of the story of Chanticleer and the Fox has become a children’s classic. It is based on The Nun’s Priest’s Tale in Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.

The vivid and striking art earned illustrator Barbara Cooney her first Caldecott Medal in 1959; her second Caldecott Medal was in 1980 for Ox-Cart Man. Ms. Cooney is a prolific illustrator, having worked on over 100 books, one of her most famous is Miss Rumphius.

Author Barbara Cooney
For Ages 4 to 8 years
Pages 44 pages
Format Paperback
Awards Caldecott Medal

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