Week-end Book Review: Fog A Dox by Bruce Pascoe

Reviewed by Charlotte Richardson:

Bruce Pascoe,
Fog A Dox
Magabala Books, 2012.

Ages: 10+

“A story of courage, acceptance and respect,” Magabala Books rightly claims of masterful storyteller Bruce Pascoe’s latest YA novel, Fog A Dox. Set in the Australian bush of southwest Victoria and written in Pascoe’s captivating bush vernacular, the story begins with Albert, an old woodsman (“tree feller”) who brings home three orphaned baby foxes, then coaxes his Dingo mix dog, Brim, to nurse them along with her own pups…

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3 Responses to “Week-end Book Review: Fog A Dox by Bruce Pascoe”

  1. PragmaticMom Says:

    Sounds like a wonderful animal story!

  2. Myra from GatheringBooks Says:

    I love how Australian authors unfailingly tackle gritty topics. This reminded me of my recent discovery by Australian author Margaret Wild’s FOX illustrated by Ron Brooks. This sounds like a fascinating middle-grade book. I love the play with words. :)