Search Results: "Wawa Mouse"


BOOK REVIEW

STONE SOUP by Wang Meijan
by Wang Meijan, illustrated by Gan Gan, developed by Wawa Mouse
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 12, 2013

"The moral at the end drops more heavily than the rocks into the pot, but that doesn't spoil the tale's ever-nutritious theme. (iPad storybook app. 5-9)"
A sweet version of the classic story features a trio of traveling bunnies and much tap-activated bouncing and giggling. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOUSE BY MOUSE by Julia Noonan
ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2003

"Softly muted and whimsical watercolor illustrations accompany the inventive and lyrical text that offers more emphasis on adventure than counting. (Picture book. 3-5)"
Ten mice, sporting a variety of outfits, come together one by one for an exciting afternoon of fun. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PORKCHOP & MOUSE by Fiona Roberton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 18, 2012

"It's a simple story that emphasizes fun over substance, but the visuals are so crisp and adorable that they'll appeal to readers who are looking for less-traditional art styles in their storybooks. (iPad storybook app. 2-8)"
More Hello Kitty than Peter Rabbit, this very modern app with minimalist illustrations and clever jokes tucked throughout is a cute, if lightweight, cat-and-mouse story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MISS MOUSE by Birte Müller
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

"While the complexity of color and composition mark this offering for older babies and toddlers, the sheer sweetness of Miss Mouse's expression makes this brief sojourn with her well worth the time. (1-3)"
"Miss Mouse has a skirt for dancing time / and a backpack for a mountain climb." Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

INSIDE MOUSE, OUTSIDE MOUSE by Lindsay Barrett George
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 2004

"With its large format, clear illustrations, and the most appealing mice readers have ever seen, this will be popular for both group and individual sharing. (Picture book. 3-5)"
A house mouse, who sleeps inside a clock, and a field mouse, who sleeps inside a stump, travel corresponding routes to greet each other at either side of the house window. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOWN MOUSE, COUNTRY MOUSE by Jan Brett
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 15, 1994

"A strong entry from a popular artist. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-8)"
Brett's (Christmas Trolls, 1993, etc.) embellishment of the familiar tale is clever: Each mouse here has a wife, and, like many contemporary couples, these two decide to exchange homes for a while. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PIZZA MOUSE  by Michael Garland
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 5, 2017

"The mean streets may have never looked so clean, but it still takes pluck and courage to survive them. (Picture book. 5-8)"
For a New York City mouse, hazards abound—but also delicious discoveries. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

CHRISTMAS MOUSE by Anne Mortimer
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"No new territory here, but a very cute mouse having a very merry Christmas all the same. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A little mouse perched on a pecan tart and staring out at the reader forms the intriguing cover illustration for this rhyming exploration of a mouse-sized Christmas celebration. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

LITTLE MOUSE by Alison Murray
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 18, 2013

"Youngsters will clamor for more as they climb into a lap and ask to also be called their mommy's little mouse. (Picture book. 3-6)"
Murray captures a young girl's changing moods—from feeling big and bold to little and cuddly—in this playful, empathetic story. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MOUSE SHAPES by Ellen Stoll Walsh
ANIMALS
Released: July 1, 2007

"This welcome addition should inspire both kids and grown-ups to create their own shape stories. (Picture book. 2-7)"
Stoll's signature paper-collaged mice return with another cheerful exposition for preschoolers. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Lots of fun, but maybe not for squeamish adults. (Picture book. 4-7)"
Seven white mice, introduced inside the front cover, have taken up residence in an old doll house in the attic, but they wander through the big house below in search of treasure and food. Read full book review >