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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse by Helen Ward

Item# 10056033


The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse by Helen Ward

In this gorgeously illustrated and poetically written classic, set in 1930s-era New York City at Christmas time, Helen Ward magically retells the tale of the simple country mouse who visits the electric city, intrigued his cousin the town mouse’s amazing tales about the exciting city.

Age Level: Ages 4 and up, Grade Level: P and up

“A splendid retelling of Aesop’s familiar fable. . . .The richly detailed illustrations invite and reward close inspection. A visual stunner.” – Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Brief, beautifully descriptive text placed amid charming watercolor illustrations. . . This retelling, closely based on the original short fable, is a worthy addition to any collection.” – School Library Journal

About the Author
Helen Ward won the first Walker Prize for Children’s Illustration and twice won the British National Art Library Award. She lives in Gloucestershire, England.
 

  • Hardcover: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Templar; Reprint edition
  • Publication Date: September 11, 2012
  • Size: 11.4 x 0.3 x 9.3 inches

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