Fox Tales

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Fox Tales
First edition
Author Ruth Manning-Sanders
Illustrator James Hodgson
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Fairy Tales
Publisher Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Publication date
Media type Print (paperback)
Pages 95 pp
ISBN 0-416-56010-5

Fox Tales is a 1976 anthology of 16 animal-centered fairy tales from around the world that have been collected and retold by Ruth Manning-Sanders. These tales are written for a slightly younger level of reader than Manning-Sanders' more familiar "A Book of..." series of fairy tales.


  • 1. Terry Gong-Gong (Africa)
  • 2. What did you do? (Africa)
  • 3. The fish cart (Finland)
  • 4. The well (Finland)
  • 5. Fox the gooseherd (Estonia)
  • 6. Fox and Crocodile (India)
  • 7. Lucky or unlucky? (India)
  • 8. Fox and Weasel (East Africa)
  • 9. Fox and Hare (Nova Scotia)
  • 10. The little cake (Caucasus)
  • 11. In the wolf pit (Hungary)
  • 12. Fox and Crow (Egypt)
  • 13. Umbrella (Russia)
  • 14. Buns and honey (Turkey)
  • 15. Over the wall (Turkey)
  • 16. The very little man (Germany)