Fiction. Children's Literature. Illustrated by Andrea Torrey Balsara. MOUSE TALES, the first volume in the "Happy the Pocket Mouse" series, has been read to tens of thousands of children over the past five years, and has gathered a substantial following. Here, now, thanks to the artistic vision of Andrea Torrey Balsara, fans everywhere will delight in the new and revised hardcover edition. Readers of all ages will identify with Happy's bedtime struggle after a long day, his request for a story to help him fall asleep, and his nighttime anxieties when he must come to grips with the wicked witch of Grimms' Hansel and Gretel, the big bad wolf, and his own imagined "Three Bears." Readers will be won over by the insatiably curious and determined little mouse, and his kind and endlessly patient friend, John. MOUSE TALES humorously proves that best friends come in all sizes.
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For every child who has ever thought of a mouse as a friend. -P.R.
To Nav, who is patient and kind. -A.T.B.
Philip is the author of the Submarine Outlaw series (Ronsdale Press). He also writes novels of historical fiction, including Blood Brothers in Louisbourg (CBU Press) and Me & Mr. Bell (CBU Press). Philip hails from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and divides his time between Atlantic Canada and Ontario.
Andrea Torrey Balsara is a self-taught artist who is the author of several books, and the author/illustrator of Greenbeard the Pirate Pig. Originally from Seattle, Washington, she lives in Ontario, Canada, with her husband and family, and a motley crew of pets.
BEST FRIENDS COME IN ALL SIZES....
When Happy asks for a bedtime story to help him fall asleep, he doesn't realize he'll have to face witches, bears, and the big bad wolf. Now he'll do anything to keep John awake until the sun comes up.
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Book Description Ronsdale Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1553804449 Special order direct from the distributor. Bookseller Inventory # R9781553804444