The third book in a humorous and heartfelt chapter book series about a second grade class where each kid turns into an animal for a day Madison tries her best to spread joy and be helpful, even when people like her Great-Aunt Joelle seem to think that she can't do or say anything right. Still, she goes into Mrs. Norrell's class with her head held high, ready to brainstorm ideas for her group project on activism. But after her Great-Aunt Joelle shoots down her ideas, she starts to wonder if maybe she isn't really cut out to be a leader or change-maker. Then, something strange happens: Madison turns into a mouse! Her voice is high-pitched and squeaky, her heart beats furiously in her body, and she's so so small. Luckily, one of her kindhearted classmates, Tally Tuttle, helps to get her to safety so no one squishes her by accident. Will Madison be able to navigate her own insecurities and the unexpected dangers of being a mouse—and turn back into herself before the end of the day? Or will she be stuck eating cheese and hiding from cats for the rest of her life? In this new chapter book series, Mrs. Norrell’s second grade classroom has magic that allows kids to transform into animals to learn important life lessons. Each book follows a different kid and their animal transformation and includes fun natural science facts about the featured animal in the back matter.
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Kathryn Holmes grew up in Maryville, Tennessee, and now lives in Brooklyn with her husband, daughter, and stacks upon stacks of books. A graduate of the New School’s MFA in creative writing program, Holmes works as a freelance dance journalist, among other writing gigs. She is the author of the Class Critters series and the young adult novels The Distance Between Lost and Found and How It Feels to Fly. Ariel Landy is an illustrator and educator from New York City. She began writing and illustrating stories as soon as she could hold a pencil, and she never stopped. Landy currently lives in France with her husband and their dog, Sid.