Fox and the Jumping Contest is a funny, surprising picture book starring Fox—a lovable modern-day trickster character—and his animal friends, from debut author-illustrator Corey R. Tabor. Fox really, really wants to win the jumping contest. He knows just where he’ll put that first-place trophy. The only problem? Fox is not a very good jumper. But he is a very good schemer. . . . Fox and the Jumping Contest is a perfect pick for readers who enjoy humorous picture books like The Day the Crayons Quit and Dragons Love Tacos.
The illustrations on this one are fantastic and the story is humorous! If you read the book literally, you may think that the moral is cheat to win, but when viewed as a comical satire you'll get the full enjoyment of this story about a scheming fox whose scheming goes just slightly awry!
Corey R. Tabor is a skateboard-riding, beard-growing, book-devouring illustrator. He creates his illustrations with pencil and watercolor and a dose of digital wizardry. Corey lives in Seattle with his lovely wife and spends his time making pictures and stories, including his debut picture book, Fox and the Jumping Contest, and its companion, Fox and the Bike Ride. You can visit him online at www.coreyrtabor.com.View Author