Hedgehog has to go away"for five long days"and Mouse has to stay at home alone. How they will miss each other! In alternating scenes, Hedgehog and Mouse count down the days, always thinking of their absent friend.
"Five days until I see my mouse. Today I went to the beach where I found a seashell. I'm going to bring it home to my mouse.
Five more days until I'll see my hedgehog again. Every night at eight o'clock, I look at the bright star to the left of the moon. And then we think about each other."
But on the day of their reunion a misunderstanding finds them both all alone at the train station. Did Hedgehog decide not to return? Has Mouse forgotten him? Absence does indeed make the heart grow fonder in this sweet story.
|Publisher:||North-South Books, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||8.94(w) x 11.56(h) x 0.36(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 6 Years|
About the Author
Moritz Petz was born in Munich, Germany. Upon completion of his studies, he traveled through Italy, Denmark, and Sweden, working at various jobs along the way. His interests include street and puppet theater, chess, music, and writing. He now lives in sou
Quentin Greban was born in Belguim, where he still lives today. He studied illustration at the Saint Luc Institute in Brussels. Since 1999, Greban has published more than 15 children's books in several French, Belguim, German, and Greek publishing houses. His books are translated in many countries. He received the Saint-Exupery award in 2000 for Les contes de l'Alphabet.