Trubloff: The Mouse Who Wanted to Play the Balalaika

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A mouse who runs away with gypsies to learn to play the balalaika returns home just in time to save his family.

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The story of a mouse who wanted to play the balalaika.
Trubloff dreams of becoming the greatest balalaika player in the whole country. So one night when his family is asleep, he runs away with a band of gypsies who promise to teach him to play. Trubloff's poor family is overcome with worry, but in the end it is Trubloff's gift for music that saves them from an awful fate.

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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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