The book is about 3 farmers Mr fox and his family. The three farmers name is Buggis Bunce and Bean. The 3 farmers try to kill mr fox and his family but they are hiding in the hole. Later in the book the three farmers tried to dig Mr fox and his family out of the hole But they got away. He dug in to the earth and dug a tunnel to Buggis chicken house number one. In the tunnel Mr fox met a budger. Mr fox wife was very weak. She had not eaten food on several days. Badgers wife was also weak so mr fox invited all animals to a party. They ate chickens and drank sider. All thanked mr fox because he had saved many lives.