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Children's LiteratureHave you ever wanted a new home? Join Mole as he searches for a new home in this charming, easy-to-read picture book. Mole's burrow is small, dark, and dull. Mole sets off in search of a new home. First, he meets Hedgehog. Mole tries to feel at home in Hedgehog's log, but the wind makes Mole cold. Next, Mole meets Squirrel. Mole tries to feel at home in Squirrel's nest, but he is too afraid of falling out. Mole continues his journey and meets Rabbit who takes him to a hollow beside a sparkling waterfall. But Mole gets splashed. Then it starts to rain. Mole leads the group back to his old home where he declares, "It's not big, bright, or beautiful but it feels just right to me." The text and illustrations of this book create a fabulous picture book story for young readers. Readers young and old will identify with the theme of recognizing that what we like is not always what we need. 2004, Candlewick Press, Ages 3 to 5.