Who is Fitzy Fox?
by Amelia Trompf illustrated by Jennifer Bruce
EXTENT: 32 pages
FORMAT: Landscape hardcover and paperback PRICE: AUD $24.95 HC, $14.95 PB
CATEGORY: Picture Book AGE RANGE: 4-8
Fitzy Fox is feeling befuddled. He always thought he was a dog … but everyone calls him ‘Foxy’. To solve this existential crisis, Fitzy sets out on an expedition that journeys from Melbourne to London to uncover the truth of his furry identity.
Children aged 4 – 8
Teachers and librarians as an educational resource Melbournian families who will love the familiar streets and landmarks of Fitzroy and the surrounding area.
Parents everywhere who want to share ideas about the search for identity, acceptance, individuality and unconditional love.
Tourists who would value a Melbourne specific memento for their child.
Beautifully illustrated by Jennifer Bruce, the story charmingly captures the cosmopolitan culture of Melbourne’s Fitzroy, as well as the familiar icons of Britain.
Amelia has a background in teaching and has designed the story to be used as a teaching resource for homes and school with additional resources available on the Fitzy Fox website www.fitzyfox.com. A humorous and gentle way of stimulating conversations with young primary age children about: the search for identity, belonging, helping others, acceptance, individuality and unconditional love.