"With wonderfully clean, appealing collage art, a graceful, deftly honed text, and a real plot that- -for all its brevity and simplicity—has suspense and a satisfying denouement, another winner from the creator of Mouse Count (1991, ALA Notable). (Picture book. 2-6)"
When Emily's goslings hatch, her good friend George (a mouse) brings a warning—``I have seen the fox''—and eavesdropper Lulu leaps to a truly foolish conclusion: with his big ears and bright eyes, George himself must be the fox, ``come to eat us all!'' While Emily sensibly ignores her, Lulu goes on squawking until the real fox turns up, only to be bravely outwitted by little George.
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