Fantastic Mr. Fox and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more

Vous voulez voir cette page en français ? Cliquez ici.

Have one to sell? Sell yours here
Start reading Fantastic Mr. Fox on your Kindle in under a minute.

Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Fantastic Mr. Fox [Paperback]

Roald Dahl
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Available from these sellers.


Formats

Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle Edition --  
Library Binding CDN $14.11  
Paperback, Bargain Price CDN $4.00  
Paperback, 2009 --  
Audio, Cassette, Audiobook CDN $6.58  

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Product Details


Inside This Book (Learn More)
Browse and search another edition of this book.
First Sentence
And these two very old people are the father and mother of Mrs. Bucket. Read the first page
Explore More
Concordance
Browse Sample Pages
Front Cover | Copyright | Table of Contents | Excerpt | Back Cover
Search inside this book:

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Customer Reviews

Most helpful customer reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Sly Old Fox July 8 2013
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I remember my older brother reading this for school and how disappointed I was when I had reached that grade and was not required to read it. Just bought it for my son who loved it.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Mr Dahl Jan. 19 2012
Format:Paperback
You can't go wrong with this. A perfect book to read to children, but be warned bedtime may be later than you anticipated as you read just 'one more chapter' to see what happens.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Mr. Dahl Feb. 16 2004
Format:Paperback
This book has been my favorite ever since the first time that I read it. It tells the story of a fox who has to go out and get food from three farms that are nearby in order to feed his family, but there are three farmers, named Boggis, Bunce, and Bean, who don't like the fact that Mr. Fox is stealing from them and they band together to kill him. He then has to find ways to avoid the farmers and save his family at the same time. The book keeps little children hanging on every word and has an excellent ending that they'll love. The excitement makes it a great book to read to little brothers, sisters, or kids. I read it to my sister and she wouldn't let me stop till I had finished the entire book.
Roald Dahl makes some of the greatest children's books that are very imaginative and help develop a child's imagination. I would recommend that on top of this one, get some of Roald Dahl's other books.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Book Feb. 16 2004
Format:Paperback
This book has been my favorite ever since the first time that I read it. It tells the story of a fox who has to go out and get food from three farms that are nearby in order to feed his family, but there are three farmers, named Boggis, Bunce, and Bean, who don't like the fact that Mr. Fox is stealing from them and they band together to kill him. He then has to find ways to avoid the farmers and save his family at the same time. The book keeps little children hanging on every word and has an excellent ending that they'll love. The excitement makes it a great book to read to little brothers, sisters, or kids. I read it to my sister and she wouldn't let me stop till I had finished the entire book.
Roald Dahl makes some of the greatest children's books that are very imaginative and help develop a child's imagination. I would recommend that on top of this one, get some of Roald Dahl's other books.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderfully mesmerising and spellbinding June 13 2001
By Yi-Peng
Format:Paperback
This Roald Dahl story is one of his best books and is fit enough to stand alongside Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as my other favourite title from his early years. Dahl finds himself mastering his craft of storytelling, and the writing really shows. Once you start reading this pacey story, you will be in for a spellbinding and mesmerising surprise because with every turn of a page, an unexpected event lies in store.
Our loyalties are well-defined early in the story, and even despite real-life contradictions, we end up rooting for Mr. Fox and cheering for him as a symbol of good, while at the same time allowing Boggis, Bunce and Bean to symbolise evil. At the part of the story where Mr. Fox's tail is shot off, we feel extremely sorry for our hero. The story takes an unexpected twist with the three farmers showing their greed with their tractors and their fierce measures to get Mr. Fox out of his hole, and is one of those instances where Dahl shows us that greed and selfishness are undesirable in society. But they don't realise the cleverness and handsome nature of Mr. Fox in actually winning the battle by finding a most unusual way into their own larders, where they don't want him to be, and we end up cheering for him in the end during the feast.
Overall, I find that this book is sure to be counted among Roald Dahl's best, and he is certainly right in calling it his best-balanced book. This can be recommended to even older readers and not just to the young, at whom the book is aimed.
Was this review helpful to you?
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars FANTASTIC March 11 2004
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
The fantasy written by Ronald Dahl titled Fantastic Mr. Fox will keep you in stitches. This story takes place on a farm where three farmers lived. One was fat, one was short, and one was lean. Their names where Boggis, Bunce and Beans. The most important character of them all is the fantastic Mr. Fox. Mr. Fox steals from the farmers. He steals chickens, turkeys and cider from the farmers. As a result of his stealing, the farmers want to catch and kill him. But will it work? Check the book out and see.
I recommend this story to kids of all ages. This book is a must read book. It is a humorous book to read. The fox is so sly he steals from the farmers without getting caught sometimes. One time he pushed the limit too far. As a result they went hunting for him. The book is a good book for you if you like to get in trouble. To find out more take an easy trip down to library and check it out.
Ronald Dahl has written more than 8 exquisite books. He is such such a good author himself. This is a book which stand above the clouds. Check it out at your local library and have a ball reading this book.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic mr.fox Feb. 28 2010
Format:Paperback
Bought this for my 8yr old nephew & he loves it. They have just started to read it in school too. Great buy.
Was this review helpful to you?
5.0 out of 5 stars fantastic funny book Jan. 29 2010
Format:Paperback
This is one of our grade one class' favourite books. The story starts with three mean farmers trying to kill Mr. Fox, but they only shoot his tail. But Mr. Fox is smart and the farmers aren't that smart, so it is a good story to the end.
Was this review helpful to you?
Want to see more reviews on this item?
Most recent customer reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Kids will love it!
Bought as a read-aloud book for grade three. Read it myself, liked it, and know they will, too. Want to read it to them before they see the movie then we can compare the two.
Published on Dec 28 2009 by TwoTwo
5.0 out of 5 stars A funny short animal story from Roald Dahl
I had read this funny short story from Roald Dahl, author of The BFG (a favorite Roald Dahl story), about a very clever fox who steal poultry from three mean farmer neighbors for... Read more
Published on Dec 26 2009 by Frances L. Arsenault
4.0 out of 5 stars Hilarious Fun
Three nasty farmers decide to get rid of the fox and his family once and for all. The fox finds himself in a predicament but after some thinking he comes up with a plan that... Read more
Published on Nov. 1 2007 by Nicola Manning-Mansfield
3.0 out of 5 stars strangest book ever
Have you ever seen a fox family so brave to survive from evil farmers?
Mr.Fox and his family have to survive with out coming out of their hole because the farmers will shoot... Read more
Published on April 8 2004
3.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Mr.Fox
In Fantastic Mr. Fox three rich farmers were trying to shoot a fox. One farmer is fat and has chickens and eats three a day. One farmer is very short. Read more
Published on March 4 2004
5.0 out of 5 stars If you have a child who hates to read... give him/her this!
Fantastic Mr. Fox is a slim book; it certainly is not as long as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "The BFG", or other Roald Dahl classics. Read more
Published on Nov. 6 2003 by Joyce
Search Customer Reviews
Only search this product's reviews
ARRAY(0xbfd3b744)

Look for similar items by category


Feedback