A Fox Called Herbert

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Meet Herbert, the rabbit who knows he was born to be a fox. When his mommy isn’t looking, he puts on pointy fox ears, makes himself a bushy tail, and asks his sister to paint him orange, just like a fox. But Mommy doesn’t understand; why can’t he just be a good rabbit?

This delightful picture book is a true celebration of being ourselves and supporting our loved ones. Let this joyful tale inspire you to be who you are and follow your dreams.

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Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Category SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2020
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-04-06
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039140, JUV039050, JUV002210
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 9.5 x 11
Lexile 430
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Author, Illustrator: Margaret Sturton

Margaret Sturton is based in Hampshire, UK. She's an author and illustrator who has studied Fine Art Sculpture and Children's Book Illustration. Margaret's mixed ethnic heritage inspires her exploration of identity and belonging.


Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)

“This thoughtful picture book is a wonderful reminder for parents and other adult caregivers.”—Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)

Kirkus Reviews

“[A]nodyne and pleasant. . . . A familiar story competently told.”—Kirkus Reviews