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Children's Fiction Foxes

Francis, the Little Fox

by (author) Véronique Boisjoly

illustrated by Katty Maurey

Kids Can Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2013
Recommended Age
4 to 8
Recommended Grade
p to 3
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2013
    List Price

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Where to buy it

Out of print

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Francis the fox enjoys everything about his Saturdays at Mr. Li's Laundromat, except for Mr. Li's granddaughter, Lily. When Lily plays a dirty trick on Francis, it's up to the little fox to clean up and save the day.

About the authors

Véronique Boisjoly's profile page

Katty Maurey is a designer and illustrator. She was born in Paris, lived in Hong Kong, and now makes her home in Montréal. She has a degree in graphic design from the Université de Québec à Montréal, and is the illustrator of several other children's books, including Francis the Little Fox and The Specific Ocean.

Katty Maurey's profile page


  • Short-listed, Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, Canadian Library Association

Editorial Reviews

It's the team's quirky human-animal universe, gentle humor, and close observation that provide the book's ample pleasures---and a big grin of a punch line.

Publishers Weekly

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