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Author Spier, Peter, 1927-2017.

Title The fox went out on a chilly night : an old song / illustrated by Peter Spier
Published Kingswood Surrey : Worlds Work, 1962


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 MELB SPCBC  782.42162 Spi/Fwo  LIB USE ONLY
Description 44 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (some color), music ; 21 x 27 cm
Summary The New England hills of America provide the setting for this favourite old folk song which tells the story of a fox who travels many miles to get dinner for his wife and ten cubs
Analysis Children's songs in English Texts
Nursery rhymes
Notes From "The Fox" arranged by Burl Ives, copyright 1945 by Leeds Music Corporation
Includes a setting (for voice and piano) of the song
Previously published: New York : Doubleday, c1961
Audience For children
Notes Caldecott Honor Award, 1962
Subject Children's songs, English -- Texts.
Children's songs, English.
Children's stories.
Families -- Juvenile literature.
Farm life -- Juvenile literature.
Folk songs -- Juvenile.
Folk songs, English -- United States -- Texts.
Folk songs, English.
Foxes -- Juvenile fiction.
Foxes -- Juvenile literature.
Geese -- Juvenile literature.
Hunters -- Juvenile literature.
Illustrated children's books.
Illustration of books.
Folk songs, American
New England -- Juvenile fiction.
New England -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Picture books.
Author Ives, Burl, 1909-1995.
ISBN 0434964107