Title:   Fog a Dox
Author:   Pascoe Bruce
Publisher:   Magabala Books
Binding:   Paperback
Edition:   2012
APN:   9781921248559 or ISBN(1921248556)
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Age range 12 to 18 Winner, 2013 Prime Minister’s Literary award, Young Adult LiteratureAlbert Cutts is a tree feller. A fella who cuts down trees. Fog is a fox cub raised by a dingo. He's called a dox because people are suspicious of foxes and Albert Cutts owns the dingo and now the dox. Albert is a bushman and lives a remote life surrounded by animals and birds. All goes well until Albert has an accident ... This is a story of courage, acceptance and respect. It is reminiscent of the gentle story-telling style of Australian author Alan Marshall (I can jump puddles). The dialogue is finely crafted and Indigenous cultural knowledge and awareness are seamlessly integrated into the story.