Category: News

Are you ready to join us in the Fairy Fort?

It’s here! All of us here at the Fennec Den are so excited to announce the publication of ‘The Girl in the Fort’ by Tracy Fahey, with the beautiful cover by Jacob Stack.  Set in rural Ireland of the 1980s, The Girl In The Fort is…

Writing the fairy fort by Tracy Fahey

With her first novel for Fennec being published on Thursday, Tracy Fahey discusses writing ‘The Girl in the Fort’ over on her blog. Here’s a little about the book: Set in rural Ireland of the 1980s, The Girl In The Fort is a novel about fables,…

Launching the Fennec Kit Club

If you would like to nominate a child for the Kit’s Club you just need to send their first name and postal address to adele@foxspirit.co.uk or kit@kitthefennec.co.uk They will receive a membership card and a badge straight away and then every Christmas a card and a…

Coming Soon

Our first title Ghoulsome Graveyard has been out for a while now, if you don’t have it you might want to consider it for Halloween reading. Excitingly our second title is coming soon, The Girl in the Fort by Tracy Fahey. ‘Your actions affect others; you…

Michael Bond, author of Paddington Bear, dies

We’re saddened today at the Fennec Den to hear of the passing of Paddington Bear writer, Michael Bond. With a career spanning over 50 years, he created such beloved characters the French detective Monsieur Pamplemousse (one of our favourites!), Olga da Polga, A Mouse Called Thursday…

Happy Father’s Day! 

Wishing all the dad’s out there a fun-filled (and ice cream filled!) Father’s Day, from all of us at Fennec 🦊

Roald Dahl Centenary

And with those immortal words, Roald Dahl opened up his magical world to us all with adventurous girls and boys, naughty animals, evil witches, horrid Twits and truly giant fruit he’s been a staple of childhood for decades. Here at Fennec HQ we’ll be celebrating with…

Roald Dahl Centenary

Words can’t express how influential Roald Dahl has been to us all in the skulk. He’s been a firm fixture on bookshelves for decades and this year we’re celebrating his centenary! Lots of activities going on, including this in Cardiff in September. Put the date in your…

Open Door for Fennec Fox

Are you listening? It’s with great excitement we’re opening the doors of the Fennec Den for members of the Skulk to tell us their tails, sorry tales, to be published next year. We are limiting this first call to writers who have previously worked with Fox…

It’s World Turtle Day!

It’s World Turtle Day aimed at raising knowledge and highlighting the need to conserve one of our favourite reptiles! To find out more, check out this Wikipedia page. We’re celebrating with our favourite turtles and a BIG pizza! How will you celebrate?