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The moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox and their epic journey to be reunited. Beautifully illustrated by multi-award winner, Jon Klassen. Now available in Paperback!

Pax was only a kit when his family was killed and he was rescued by ‘his boy’, Peter. Now the country is at war and when his father enlists, Peter has no choice but to move in with his grandfather. Far worse than leaving home is the fact that he has to leave Pax behind. But before Peter spends even one night under his grandfather’s roof he sneaks out into the night, determined to find his beloved friend. This is the story of Peter, Pax, and their journeys back to each other as war rampages throughout the country.

A profound and moving story with stunning illustrations by award-winning illustrator, Jon Klassen, ‘Pax’ is destined to become a classic in the vein of ‘Charlotte’s Web’ and ‘Watership Down’.



About Jon Klassen

Jon Klassen is the writer and illustrator of the bestselling and award-winning picture book I Want My Hat Back. He is also the creator of illustrations for the popular series The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, and served as an illustrator on the animated feature film Coraline. His illustrations for Caroline Stutson's Cats Night Out won the Governor General's Award in 2010. Originally from Niagara Falls, Canada, he lives in Los Angeles, USA.  


About Sara Pennypacker

Sara Pennypacker is an American author of children's literature. She has written nineteen children's books including Pax, Summer of the Gypsy Moths, and those in the Clementine and Stuart series. Ms. Pennypacker travels widely to speak about literacy and to encourage reading and writing.

Other books by Sara Pennypacker



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