Sara Pennypacker’s Pax was a huge hit with children and adults alike. Many readers wanted to know what happened to Peter and his pet Fox after the story ended and now Sara Pennypacker has written a sequel.
In this episode, she talks to Nikki Gamble about why she felt compelled to write a sequel and the things that are important to her in the stories.
About Pax: Journey Home
It’s been a year since Peter and his pet fox, Pax, have seen each other. Once inseparable, they now lead very different lives.
Pax must protect his litter of kits in a dangerous world. Meanwhile, Peter, orphaned after the war, has left his adopted home and joined the Water Warriors, a group determined to heal the land from the scars of the war. When one of Pax’s kits falls desperately ill, he turns to the one human he knows he can trust.
And no matter how hard Peter tries to harden his broken heart, love keeps finding a way in. Now both boy and fox find themselves on journeys toward home, healing – and each other. A breathtaking novel about chosen families and the healing power of love.