• A Texas Bluebonnet 2005-2006 Master List Selection • A Bank Street Children's Book Committee Outstanding Children's Book of the Year • A Book Links Lasting Connection Book
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Christopher Mouse 1582348782 - $15.95
"The writing is nicely mannered but very accessible, making the book not only a winner for reading aloud but also a delightful offering for children moving past beginning readers." -Booklist, starred review
"Christopher Mouse may be small, but he has big adventures . . . his conversational account of his life will delight young readers." -School Library Journal
"Benson's highly textured, hatching-dense drawings enhance the slightly period flavor . . . Christopher and his brethren are engagingly and authentically portrayed." -The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
|Product dimensions:||5.08(w) x 7.74(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 10 Years|
About the Author
William Wise is the author of many books for children, including the picture books Ten Sly Piranhas and Dinosaurs Forever and the novel Nell of Branford Hall. He lives in New York City.
Patrick Benson won the Mother Goose Award for his illustration of William Mayne's Hob Stories. He has illustrated more than twenty books, including Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Mole and the Baby Bird by Marjorie Newman, a Christopher Award winner.
Table of Contents
|1||At Mrs. Crimmins's Place||1|
|2||"When Mrs. Crimmins Comes to Fetch You"||9|
|3||Last Days at Home||19|
|4||Poems and Parting||33|
|6||The Orphan Boy||57|
|7||"Oh, Sad is the Mousei"||69|
|9||The Boy with the Stuffed Owl||89|
|11||On My Own||111|
|12||Life Among the Ladies||117|
|14||Walter and Abby||135|
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Very nice book about a mouse who has many great adventures. Anyone will want to read this book for adventures, poetry and laughs.
I would recommend this book to pretty much anyone full of adventures and laughs.