The Fox Chase

The Adventures of Pettson and Findus
written and illlustrated by Sven Nordqvist, Sweden.
When Pettson's neighbor Gustavsson arrives in a huff and tells Pettson and Findus that he's going to get rid of a little fox, they make a plan. They want to protect their hens but think the best way to get rid of a fox is to outsmart it. Pettson hatches a hilarious plan with help from Findus - using a fake chicken, firecrackers, and Findus dressed as a ghost. But when things go very unexpectedly...they actually turn out better than they could ever have imagined.
Hardcover, 28pp, 1986/2015