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XO, OX: A Love Story

Written by:

Adam Rex

Illustrated By:

Scott Campbell

Published:

January 3, 2017

Publisher:

Roaring Brook Press

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Summary

Dear Gazelle,



For some time now I have wanted to write a letter to say how much I admire you. You are so graceful and fine. Even when you are running from tigers you are like a ballerina who is running away from tigers.



I think that what I'm trying to say is that I love you.



XO,

OX

And so begins an epic, if initially unrequited, love affair between a graceful gazelle and a clumsy, hapless ox. Romance will never be the same.

Adam Rex's hilarious, sweet, and at times heartbreaking letters between a hopelessly romantic ox and a conceited, beautiful gazelle are paired perfectly with Scott Campbell's joyful illustrations to bring you a romance for the ages.

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