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The Ballad of the Belstone Fox

The huntsman to the Belstone pack rescues Tag, a tiny newborn fox cub, and rears him with a litter of hound puppies.

Publishing history
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1970, 191 pp.
Corgi, London, 1972, 205 pp.
Republished as The Belstone Fox, Corgi, London, 1972, 1974.

The huntsman to the Belstone pack rescues Tag, a tiny newborn fox cub, and rears him with a litter of hound puppies. After hounds and fox separate, Merlin, one of the hounds, becomes the best hound in the pack, and Tag becomes famous as ‘the fox they cannot catch’.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Rook