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Sara Pennypacker

ISBN 9780008158286

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Pax was only a kit when his family was killed and he was rescued by ‘his boy’, Peter.

Now the country is at war and when his father enlists, Peter has no choice but to move in with his grandfather. Far worse than leaving home is the fact that he has to leave Pax behind. But before Peter spends even one night under his grandfather’s roof he sneaks out into the night, determined to find his beloved friend. This is the story of Peter, Pax, and their journeys back to each other as war rampages throughout the country. A profound and moving story with stunning illustrations by award-winning illustrator, Jon Klassen, Pax is destined to become a classic in the vein of ‘Charlotte’s Web’ and ‘Watership Down’.

The Author

SARA Pennypacker Sara Pennypacker is the author of the award-winning, New York Times best-selling Clementine series, the novel Summer of the Gypsy Moths, and the picture books Pierre in Love, Sparrow Girl, and Meet the Dullards. She lives in the US.





Reviews, News & Interviews:

Pax the book is like Pax the fox: half wild and wholly beautiful. New York Times (Online)

A heart wrenching masterpiece about the relationship between a boy and his fox. The Guardian (online)

A touching story about a boy and his pet, as well as a depection of the devestating and often unseen consequences of war. —Book Trust (online)