Whose Mouse Are You?

Whose Mouse Are You?

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by Robert Kraus, Jose Aruego
     
 

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In a series of delightfully imaginary achievements, "nobody's mouse" transforms himself into the beloved hero of his mother, father, sister, and brand-new baby brother. In their very first collaboration, now celebrating its 30th anniversary, Robert Kraus and Jose Aruego give charm and validity to one of childhood's more difficult experiences. Tender and catchy, Robert… See more details below

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In a series of delightfully imaginary achievements, "nobody's mouse" transforms himself into the beloved hero of his mother, father, sister, and brand-new baby brother. In their very first collaboration, now celebrating its 30th anniversary, Robert Kraus and Jose Aruego give charm and validity to one of childhood's more difficult experiences. Tender and catchy, Robert Kraus's rhyming text, combined with Jose Aruego's large, vibrantly clever illustrations, makes for a storytime classic. This happy picture book is brusting with wit, tenderness, and joyful ingenuity.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Also celebrating an anniversary--its 30th--is Whose Mouse Are You? by Robert Kraus, illus. by Jose Aruego. Minimalist art and memorable text are more than the sum of its parts: "Whose mouse are you?/ Nobody's mouse./ Where is your mother?/ Inside a cat," it begins forlornly, but reverses into a joyful ending, with the mouse reuniting his far-flung family and gaining a new brother. (S&S, $17 40p ages 3-7 ISBN 0-689-84052-7; Sept.) Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.|
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Kirkus Reviews The quintessential picture books can't be plotted out or put into any other words; ergo,"Whose mouse are you?/Nobody's mouse./Where is your mother?/Inside a cat./Where is your father?/Caught in a trap..." But that's all we'll tell you — the ending is too good to give away...

School Library Journal ...[O]ne of the simplest — and best — picture boks to come along in years...

The Horn Book ...[A] story-hour treat...

Booklist ...[A]n absolute charmer...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780020441601
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/20/1976

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Kirkus Reviews The quintessential picture books can't be plotted out or put into any other words; ergo,"Whose mouse are you?/Nobody's mouse./Where is your mother?/Inside a cat./Where is your father?/Caught in a trap..." But that's all we'll tell you — the ending is too good to give away...

School Library Journal ...[O]ne of the simplest — and best — picture boks to come along in years...

The Horn Book ...[A] story-hour treat...

Booklist ...[A]n absolute charmer...

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