Awards and Honours

Winner of the Mathical Book Prize 2020

Shortlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2020

Shortlisted for the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize 2020

Ezra Jack Keats Honouree 2020

Shortlisted for The Cambridgeshire Libraries 'Read it Again Award' 2020

Shortlisted for the 'Queen's Knickers 'Award, the Society of Authors 2020

New York Public Library recommended list 2019

Winner of the Cybils Awards - Fiction Picture Book 2019

Awarded a Kirkus Star for One Fox 2019

Winner of SCWBI Undiscovered Voices 2018

Student teacher on the Cambridge School of Art Children's Book Illustration Summer School 2018

Shortlisted for the Batsford Prize and Picturehooks 2018

About One Fox

Two Hoots says -

"One Fox is a stunning counting book and thrilling farmyard adventure from the brilliantly talented author and illustrator, Kate Read.

One famished fox with two sly eyes is on the prowl ... three plump hens had better watch out!

The rich, close-up illustrations take the reader to the heart of the drama in this exciting story set in a moonlit farmyard. With something different to count in every picture, learning numbers from one to ten has never been so much fun, while the story will keep everyone gripped to the last, hugely satisfying page.

Kate Read is a graduate from the prestigious MA in Children's Book Illustration at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. Her luscious artwork is a mixture of collage, printing and drawing, creating layers of beautiful texture and detail."

Publisher: Pan Macmillan 
ISBN: 9781529010893 
Number of pages: 36 
Weight: 254 g 
Dimensions: 250 x 252 x 7 mm


Waterstone's says -

"A rip-roaring yarn with added educational value to boot, Kate Read’s inspired counting book turns numeracy into a moonlit adventure for farmyard survival. Illustrated with a real feel for texture and tone, One Fox is the perfect encouragement for all reluctant little mathematicians."

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