Stone Fox
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Stone Fox

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Little Willy has a big job to do. When his grandfather falls ill, it is up to Willy alone to save their farm from the tax collector. But where can a ten-year-old get five hundred dollars in a hurry? Then Willy sees the poster for the National Dogsled Race. The race pits Willy against the best dog teams in the country, including the Indian Stone Fox and his five beautiful Samoyeds, who have never lost a race. And Stone Fox wants the prize money as badly as Willy does. Willy's dog, Searchlight, is every bit as fast as the competition, and Willy knows the terrain better than anyone. But can one boy and one dog be a match for the unbeatable Stone Fox?show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 129.54 x 190.5 x 10.16mm | 68.04g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reissue, Anniversary
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0064401324
  • 9780064401326
  • 35,173

Review quote

-Gardiner's description of the race and sudden climax (based on legend) is fast-paced and enveloping.---School Library Journalshow more

Back cover copy

A Race Against TimeLittle Willy's grandfather is sick, and it's up to Willy to save their farm from tax collectors. Their only hope is the prize money from the National Dogsled Race. But a lot of other people want to win the race, too, including Stone Fox, who has never lost a race in his life. Do Willy and his dog Searchlight stand a chance against the toughest racers around? Can they win the race to save the farm -- and Grandfather -- before it's too late?show more

Review Text

"Gardiner's description of the race and sudden climax (based on legend) is fast-paced and enveloping." School Library Journalshow more

Rating details

10,423 ratings
4.02 out of 5 stars
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4 32% (3,332)
3 20% (2,133)
2 5% (541)
1 2% (226)
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