"Charming, with a few grisly bits. Anyone who has ever been intimidated into cleaning up before the cleaning help arrives will smile at the Mara-Julian housekeeping arrangements, and hobbyists will well understand Julian's continuing passion for orchids (The Orchid Shroud, 2006, etc.)."
"While writing about the first lady, most of these perceptive essayists are also writing about themselves and their country, showing the shifts in perception and possibility that she has helped inspire."
"The only surprises here are disappointing. (Fiction/Picture book. 2-6)"
In this standard word book from Cartlidge (A Mouses's Diary, 1982, etc.), a family of mice are followed through some typical events: getting dressed, going to school, shopping, attending a birthday party for Brother Mouse.
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