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A MOUSE'S TALE by Pamela Johnson


by Pamela Johnson & illustrated by Pamela Johnson

Age Range: 4 - 8

Pub Date: April 1st, 1991
ISBN: 0-15-256032-7
Publisher: Harcourt

 In her first solo effort, an accomplished illustrator (Stolz's fantasies; science books about animals) describes a mouse who, wanting to go to sea, considers many progressively smaller vessels (ship, ferry, rowboat, etc.) before imaginatively constructing her own boat of natural materials. The soft, meticulously detailed color-pencil illustrations in this 7-inch square book are charming--and also accurate to the many species portrayed; the quiet text serves nicely to tie them together. Unusually appealing. (Picture book. 4-8)