8.5 x 11, 38 pages, color illustrations
Follow the adventures of an arctic fox on an island in the
When the ice he is sleeping on breaks up and floats away,
Little Fox is accidentally transported to an island. As he
explores his new home, he meets seabirds and fur seals and
learns about their lives. Written and illustrated by a field
biologist with years of experience in Alaska, The Little Fox
introduces young readers to the animals of the Bering Sea—
the sounds they make, their sometimes unusual appearance,
and how they survive the short, intense arctic summer.
Ram Papish graduated from the
University of Oregon in 1995
with a degree in art and biology
and has worked as a field biologist
all over the Western Hemisphere.
He has studied nesting
seabirds on several remote
islands in Alaska and draws upon
his experiences as a biologist and
birder to produce beautiful and
accurate wildlife paintings.