Who is Fitzy Fox? written by Primary school teacher Amelia Trompf and illustrated by Jennifer Bruce is a story about identity, belonging and bravery. Fitzy Fox is the most adorable character with his glasses and fancy outfits and accessories. He's so adorable and endearing!
See? He's just the cutest! So lovable!
But poor little Fitzy isn't quite sure what exactly he is. Is he a dog? Or is he a fox? Well he think's he's dog but why then does his family call him Fitzy Fox? Why does the man at the cafe call him Foxy? He must find out! So off on an adventure he goes exploring iconic locations in Melbourne (children who live in the area will love seeing familiar streets and places in the book). He still isn't sure and his questions have not been answered, so little Fitzy bravely jet sets off to London where he eventually finds a real fox to ask his advice.
I never spoil endings in my book reviews, you'll just have to find out for yourself whether he is a dog or a fox! And where do you think the name "Fitzy" comes from?
If you head to the Fitzy Fox website, (it goes without saying this is where you can purchase the book) you'll also find so much great content that Amelia has put together, such as teaching resources, activity ideas, printables and crafts to support and extend the book. Great for home or school!
We are Fitzy's final stop on his blog tour to celebrate his release into the big exciting world! Here are all the previous stops if you'd like to read more!
- Interview with the illustrator Jennifer Bruce
- Book Review at My Book Burrow
- Interview with author Amelia Trompf at Creative Kids Tales
- The Making of the book trailer - When I Grow Up I Wanna Write a Kids Book
- and one of my absolute favourite teacher bloggers, Shannon from Oh Creative Day (Interview)
Fitzy loves social media! Find him here - Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Pinterest | YouTube
Be sure to check back tomorrow for Amelia's special guest post!