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Tiny Fox and Great Boar Book One

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Tiny Fox enjoys his solitude until Great Boar comes to sit under his apple tree.  Fox is irritated at first and he wanders off for some alone time.  He soon realizes that facing winter (and life) is so much better with a friend.  The artwork is lovely and childlike.  Tiny Fox and Great Boar Book One is a peaceful tale of exploring the world and listening to others.
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Reading this title was quite captivating. Enjoyable title. Hope we can soon publish our final thoughts on our website.
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Tiny Fox is content living under his apple tree, and when Great Boar arrives, it takes some time for him to get used to sharing. But soon they're pals, and Tiny Fox discovers just how much he's come to rely on Great Boar, not only for companionship, but for strength and courage.

A sweet story with beautiful illustrations by the author.
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Tiny Fox and Great Boar is a beautifully illustrated children's book about friendship, trust, working together and taking chances.

The illustrations are fun and colorful. The story is simple, but contains important, positive and wonderful lessons.
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The illustrations are sweet and add a special touch to the book.
Split into four separate stories that fit into one, the overarching theme of Tiny Fox and the Big Boar is friendship and that being together is better. It was sweet enough if a bit heavy-handed with its message, but the characters lacked personalities. Nothing much stood out about them. (On this point, it was hard not to compare to Sergio Ruzzier’s Fox & Chick books, which are set up similarly and feature very memorable characters with quirky personalities you can see parts of yourself in).
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Thank you Netgalley and the publishers Oni Press for providing me with the digital arc of this wonderful book. I thoroughly enjoyed it. The story, the illustrations, the colour palette everything was just gorgeous and so vibrant. Can't wait for the next book in this series.
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This is a lovely book about friendship! Tiny Fox lives alone under the apple tree and is OK with that. Then one day, Great Boar appears. Tiny Fox isn't sure about sharing his space - or apples - but when Great Boar disappears one day, Tiny Fox misses his friend. (Not to worry - Great Boar comes back!) Great Boar is a bit more adventurous than Tiny Fox but they manage to go from Here to There - Together. Because together is better. 
There are some important ideas that can be discussed in this book. Boar is big; Fox is little. Boar could be a bully - but he isn't. Fox could choose to not share his apples - but he shares. Boar doesn't have to climb the tree to get the scarf for Fox - but he does. Fox doesn't have to trust Boar on their adventure - but he does. And neither has to listen to Owl's advice. They could continue to argue or let their difference of opinion separate them. But they don't. They choose to listen to Owl's perspective and follow wise advice. Parents, teachers, and/or caregivers could discuss the many choices presented to Tiny Fox and Great Boar. What might have happened if they had chosen differently?
I am looking forward to reading more Tiny Fox and Great Boar adventures. I think this would be a great book to hand to kids and parents wanting an introduction to graphic novels. It is similar to Narwhal and Jelly but a bit calmer. If you enjoy the Owly series by Andy Runton or the Beneath the Trees series by Dav, then this series will be perfect for you!
I thought the illustrations were lovely - I liked the panel of Little Fox with a broken heart above his head when he thinks Great Boar has gone away. 
Thank you to Net Galley and @Oni Press for a digital ARC!
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Thankyou to Netgalley for this arc.

Tiny Fox and Great Boar is a story of an introverted fox. Tony fox learns how to share his life, food and forms a friendship with great Boar. Winter comes and they learn how to overcome the hardships together. 
The have a fight but they come back together as they realize they don't want to be apart and miss eachother too much. 
I really liked this and especially loved the watercolor, soft inky illustrations. The images were so seasonal, warming and just simple. 

A  book about the value of friendship, working together, over coming fear, and also having the realisation that we dont know what we have until its gone.
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Thank you to the publisher and NetGalley for the advanced electronic copy of this delightful book. This cute story for the youngest readers highlights the value of friendship, ways to deal with change, trust, working together, and taking chances. The watercolor style illustrations are beautiful as well. Looking forward to sharing this lovely book with my students.
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The concept of forest animal friends intrigued me, and the fact that the book has 3 short stories in one.  However it was hard to envision the audience, as the text was written graphic novel-style, the sentences weren't necessarily for a beginning reader, yet the stories were truncated and more geared toward beginning readers.  The illustrations were well-done, but somewhat surrealist in style, with lovely art in tones of browns and oranges.  The characters weren't necessarily memorable and their adventures were not that exciting.

I think this one was a miss for me, but may work as a high-low reader.
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I read this book with my four-year-old daughter and I thought that it was great!

I loved the themes of the book and the underlying messages of trust and friendship, working together and taking chances.  

We read the book in the different sections over a few nights.  She did enjoy it but I think I was actually more impressed but I think if she was a little older the book would probably be a lot better and she would get more of the themes but she thought it was a good story so that really is all that matters – she loves books and stories and I love any that grab and keep her attention.

The illustrations were perfect for the book, quite simple in a way but very effective.

It is 4 starts from me for this one – highly recommended and looking forward to book 2 now!
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This is a fun little book. There are simple lessons mixed in, but mostly its fun adventures. I really liked the art style and found it fun and engaging. Great for early readers.
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SO many wonderful lessons in this sweet little book! The illustrations were darling, and the message of supporting those in your life was an important one. I enjoyed that rather than being told what they needed to learn, the characters lived and learned and reflected on what the experience had taught them. My son enjoyed the facial expressions of the characters and enjoyed their interaction. The style of the book was appealing, with an almost comic book layout. Overall, this book was sweet and amazing. It would make a great bedtime book.
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Tiny Fox and Great Boar is part picture book part graphic novel.  The format is that of a graphic novel/ comic book as well as the length.  However, the prose and art is more akin to a picture book.  The artwork is delightful and fun.  The use of color is a fantastic example of how to convey emotion and changing seasons.  The message in the book is that of being a good friend, confronting challenges, being brave, and working together.  

This book is a great example of how simple prose can still be well done and not simplistic.  Children and adults will enjoy this adventure.
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I got this on Netgalley in exchange for an honest review!

This is such a great story about learning to share your life with others! I also like how it didn't make it seem all sweet, but that it shows compromises, the Tiny Fox and Great Boar working on their friendship and changing their minds! I really liked the story, and the art was beautiful!!!
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This is such a charming story. I love the illustrations and the colour palette. The characters are lovely, and the lessons to be learned are priceless. Good work!
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One lovely autumn day tiny Fox is hanging out under his favourite tree.  He lives a solitary life where he is happy and very glad to do things he loves to do solo.  Along comes a Great Boar who decides he too would like to stay under the same tree!  Little Fox finds it hard to share his time and space with this intruder. 

As time goes by Great Boar disappears and little Fox has no idea where he went.  He begins to miss his tree-mate and comes to the conlusion that it's more fun having someone there with him than being alone. 

Finally Great Boar reappears and he too confesses that he missed little Fox.  They realize that life is better together, rather than apart.  The now two friends help each other to be brave and co-exist.  They  now experience the world and all the adventures it has to offer as a duo.  

The watercolour illustrations are beautiful and the format of this first book in the series is create in a graphic novel, comic book style.  I love the tender,  positive message and I look forward to more books by this talented author/illustrator.  I highly recommend "Tiny Fox and Great Boar Book One:  There! "
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I really loved this sweet story, but the illustrations looked more like sketches although other reviewers considered them quite 'unique'. The colour palette is beautiful though.
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A sweet beginning graphic novel about friendship and trying new things. Fox thinks he likes being alone, until boar leaves. Makes me think of my kids. Little brother's are always annoying, until they're gone.
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Tiny Fox was all alone. Then Great Boar came. Along with came little life lessons on topics like how things are often better with a friend, how to share, how to make decisions that benefit the group, and how to rely on each other for encouragement. Each chapter of this book is whimsically illustrated in warm earthy tones that reinforce the gentle, almost serene feel. While this book lacks the humor or adventure that many popular children's books focus on, its quiet charm makes it an excellent choice for peaceful children who are just beginning to become confident readers.
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