by John Burningham


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Trubloff the mouse lives with his family in the village inn but dreams of becoming the greatest balalaika player in the whole country. So one night, when everyone is asleep, he runs away to join a band of gypsy musicians who promise to teach him to play. Trubloff’s poor family are overcome with worry, but in the end, it’s Trubloff’s gift for music that saves them all.

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ISBN-13: 9780099414285
Publisher: Red Fox
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range: 3 - 7 Years

About the Author

John Burningham is one of the most prestigious and well-loved illustrators working in the children's book field today. Trained at the Central School of Art, his first picture book, Borka was published in 1963. He has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice for Borka and Mr Gumpy's Outing, and has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning over 45 years.

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Trubloff 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
marietybur on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A great story with painterly, textured illustrations, beautiful colors and rural village scenes set in Central Europe. His artwork is always lush and rich.