Happy Mouseday

Happy Mouseday

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"You are not keeping a mouse in this house"! Every Saturday - or Mouseday, as Pete calls it - Pete asks his mum and dad if he can have a pet mouse. And every week, the answer is the same. No. Then Pete gets a terrific idea. He could secretly keep a mouse in his tree-house...show more

Product details

  • 5+
  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 145 x 220 x 5mm | 124g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Pups
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0552565792
  • 9780552565790
  • 843,054

Review quote

"'Good for someone who has just learned to read and wants to tackle a real book'The Spectator" "'An affectionate, lively adventure... will appeal to any child who's ever nagged for a pet'Mail on Sunday" "' A delightful story... The characterization is good... The book has a satisfactory and happy ending.... The text is simple, with large print, and vocabulary which is not too demanding yet not too repetitive either. The illustrations add interest and some humour. This could be a popular book for upper infant children, or less able lower junior children'Junior Bookshelf" "'A delightful story with pace and good characterisation. Corgi Pups are perfect for those readers just embarking on 'real' books'Books in Schools" "Short review" * Families Magazine *show more

About Dick King-Smith

DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. As a bestselling full-time author, his work received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In l995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work. He died in 2011.show more

Back cover copy

Pete is beyond desperate to own a pet mouse. It's his dream. Every saturday - or Mouseday, as he calls it - he begs his mum and dad to let him have one. And every week their answer is the same. No. Pete is very down in the dumps until he hits upon a brilliant plan . . . An ingenious story with a surprise ending from the brilliant Dick King-Smith. THESE COLOUR READERS ARE PERFECT FOR CHILDREN LEARNING TO READ AND ARE APPROVED BY A READING EXPERT.show more

Review Text

"' A delightful story... The characterization is good... The book has a satisfactory and happy ending.... The text is simple, with large print, and vocabulary which is not too demanding yet not too repetitive either. The illustrations add interest and some humour. This could be a popular book for upper infant children, or less able lower junior children'Junior Bookshelf"show more

Rating details

37 ratings
3.81 out of 5 stars
5 27% (10)
4 38% (14)
3 27% (10)
2 5% (2)
1 3% (1)
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