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From the Publisher“ Exquisitely adorable creatures fit to rival Peter Rabbit.” —The New York Times
“Brilliant…it may prove the special treasure of many.” —New York Herald Tribune
Hickory is a story of friendship and love on par with Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree or E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web. It is also a field guide to the common plants and ﬂowers of spring, summer, and autumn, all beautifully rendered in Palmer Brown’s most colorful and joyous drawings.
An indoor mouse ventures into the outside world and finds true friendship.
Posted June 26, 2013
HICKORY by Palmer Brown is an engaging Children's Book for ages 5-8. Young and old readers alike are sure to love this enduring story of Hickory, the field mouse who lived with his parents and siblings, Dickory and Dock,in a Grandfather clock. A fun look at adventure,friendship,family,loyalty,sadness and change. I loved this story. The characters are engaging and yes, I remember the song,"Hickory,Dickory,Dock the mouse ran up the clock",and the plot intriguing. As you follow Hickory,the amazing mouse, and his new friends, on a grand adventure,you can't help but wonder,WOW. This is the 35th anniversary of this story,so go out and pick it up for your future children and grand-children. It is beautifully written and a story sure to live on forever. I loved it! A must read for both young and old readers with adorable creatures,including a grasshopper,caterpillars,beetles,a cat and how they become true friends. Well done,indeed. Received for an honest review from the publisher.
HEAT RATING: NONE(CHILDREN'S)
REVIEWED BY: AprilR,Review courtesy of My Book Addiction and More