Ferdinand Fox's Big Sleep
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"Ferdinand Fox curled up in the sun as the church of St Mary struck quarter past one. His tummy was full, he was ready for sleep, and closing his eyes he began to count sheep..."

Beautifully illustrated, this is the first of six delightful rhyming stories for 3-6 year-olds about Ferdinand, a kindhearted urban fox. When Peter Maceever spots Ferdinand Fox sleeping in his garden and tiptoes out to take a photo, Ferdinand opens one eye and goes right back to sleep! He has far more important things to do - like dream about cake and ice cream!

Children and parents love the rhyme and vibrant colours - and the passing of time as the church clock strikes from one to five.

A 32-page colour picture book.


Karen Inglis is an Amazon UK/US bestselling children's author living in London in the UK. Karen writes picture books, chapter books and short middle grade novels for ages 3-11.

Her time travel adventure 'The Secret Lake' topped the UK children's bestseller Amazon lists during 2018, and the UK and US children's bestseller lists in print and for Kindle in several categories during 2019. It continues to do so at the time of writing in January 2020.

Teachers, librarians, reading charities and parents have praised Karen for her natural writing style and fun and fast-paced plots, which get the most reluctant of readers turning the pages. He humorous illustrated chapter book 'Eeek! The Runaway Alien' (about an alien who runs away to Earth for the World Cup) was used in the 'Get London Reading' campaign aimed a reluctant readers.

Visit Karen's website at http://kareninglisauthor.com


"Another delightful children's book from author Karen Inglis...a beautifully simple story about a sleeping Fox called Ferdinand. Despite the popularity of rhyming texts with children themselves, they are less popular with UK publishers. So it is lovely to see such a fun story wholly written in rhyme...truly a book for reading aloud again, and again, and again."

Louise Jordan - ex Head Reader for Puffin UK and founder of The Writers' Advice Centre for Children's Books (London, UK)