ACTIVITY SHEET: The Last Firefox Character Card Template

About the book:

Friendship, family and bravery are at the centre of Lee Newbery’s magical debut THE LAST FIREFOX, a heart-warming fantasy about finding your inner fire, for fans of Cogheart and Pokémon. Set in Wales where Lee is based, The Last Firefox offers inclusive representation of adoption and same-sex parenting weaved into a thrilling tale about a misunderstood and magical creature, and its unlikely protector Charlie Challinor.

Charlie Challinor’s life is a bit scary. Between bullies at school and big changes at home, every day brings a new challenge, and Charlie’s not sure he’s got enough bravery to face them on his own.

But when a mysterious boy leaves him in charge of a mischievous cub called Cadno, everything changes. Because Cadno is no ordinary fox, he’s a firefox – and something sinister is on his trail.

Swept up into an unexpected adventure to protect his flammable friend, Charlie’s going to need to find the bravery he never thought he had, if he’s going to save the last firefox…


This pack includes:

This activity sheet includes a Pokémon card template so children can design their own magical creature using inspiration from THE LAST FIREFOX. This sheet can be used during Lee Newbery’s Puffin Schools Virtual Visit, or after reading the story.

Get the ACTIVITY SHEET: The Last Firefox Character Card Template