RIA nominated musician, Stavros Yiannoukas, wrote Elliot Foxley as a tribute to home and family. Inspired by the birth of his nephew and the passing of his father, Stavros was determined that something positive would come from his family's loss.
Elliot is a lost little fox.
Saved by firemen from a burning forest, Elliot's thrilling journey leads him to meet circus cats, builder rats and the vicious guard dogs of King Umar.
Each adventure helps Elliot to grow up a little more, but when he finds himself in the forest once again, home and Elliot have changed forever.
Elliot Foxley is a classic coming-of-age story.
While the original music and charming voice-over bring the story to life, the beautiful handcrafted watercolour illustrations convey Stavros' heartfelt messages to readers. Perfect for children 3-7 years, Elliot's adventure helps them understand how to process -big' feelings and build emotional intelligence.
The universal story of homecoming will appeal to children and adults alike but most importantly, the adorable characters and a playful approach make Elliot Foxley a book children will want to read again and again. And best of all, on those busy days parents don't always have to do the reading themselves – kids can choose to listen to the whole narrated version, or select their favourite bit to repeat and watch again. Elliot Foxley is a brilliant kids book and a whole lot more!
Elliot Foxley: The Story of a Little Fox Who Lost His Home
Author: Stavros Yiannoukas
Illustrator: Sarah Gleeson