Publisher description for Cinnabar, the one o'clock fox / Marguerite Henry ; illustrations by Wesley Dennis.


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George Washington meets his match in a wily fox in this legendary tale from Newbery Award–winning author Marguerite Henry, now available in a collectible hardcover gift edition.

Cinnabar is a fox. He lives in a den with his family, Vicky and four little cubs. He’s a hardworking fox who does everything he can to ensure that his family has what they need. But during fox hunting season, he likes to have a little fun: Every hunt day, promptly at one o’clock, Cinnabar shows up and runs until nightfall. Can the huntsmen ever catch this clever fox?

Based on an old legend about fox hunting in the area around Mount Vernon, Cinnabar pits one very wily fox against George Washington himself—and the result is a wild chase for all!

This beloved story from Newbery Award–winning author Marguerite Henry features the original text and illustrations in a gorgeous collectible hardcover edition.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Washington, George, -- 1732-1799 -- Juvenile fiction.
Foxes -- Juvenile fiction.
Foxes -- Virginia x History -- 18th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Fox hunting -- Virginia -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile fiction.