At night when all is quiet, the fox leaves his lair in search of food, the Tomten intervenes and manages to save the chickens and gives the fox an alternate meal.
Another gorgeous book by Astrid Lindergren, with wonderful illustrations by Harold Wiberg
"This is a bedtime story that small children will want to hear again and again." - The New Yorker
"The illustrations have a luminous beauty. There's a kind, quiet calm here that warms the winter air." - The New York Times