Scruffy Bear and the Six White Mice

Scruffy Bear and the Six White Mice

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One day a small scruffy bear meets six terrified white mice; they're scared of the dark forest and all the predatory creatures that live there, including an owl, a fox and a slithery snake...But never fear, Scruffy Bear has all kinds of ingenious ideas about how to keep them safe!show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 254 x 254 x 4mm | 181.44g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Red Fox Picture Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 1849412839
  • 9781849412834
  • 156,349

Review quote

"Despite his name, Scruffy actually looks like a rather cute, cuddlesome bear - and he's certainly got a kind heart ... Using a quick wit and guile, this is a tale of the triumph of the little people" Junior Magazine "Chris Wormell can do no wrong: his books are beautifully conceived ... Children will follow the tale with excitement and relief" -- Kate Kellaway Observer "Children will delight in the clever ways Scruffy Bear comes up with ideas to disguise the six white mice ... Verbal play and storytelling will captivate and enchant young readers" South Wales Evening Post "Amusing picture book with really cute illustrations" -- Debbie Williams Primary Times "With his wonderful illustrations and charming characters, Chris Wormell honors everyone who has had to be brave and quick thinking under difficult circumstances" Through the Looking Glassshow more

About Chris Wormell

Chris Wormell is a self-taught artist, and the winner of the Ragazza Prize at Bologna in 1991. Two Frogs won the Nestle Bronze Award, Molly and the Night Monster was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and One Smart Fish won the Booktrust Early Years Awards Best Picture Book. His books include George and the Dragon and The Big Ugly Monster and the Little Stone Rabbit which was recently adapted into a stage play. Chris lives in North London with his wife and more

Review Text

"Chris Wormell can do no wrong: his books are beautifully conceived . . . Children will follow the tale with excitement and relief"show more

Back cover copy

A Scruffy Bear story celebrating bravery and quick-thinking Scruffy Bear is out walking one day when he meets six terrified white mice deep in a gloomy wood. It's getting dark and the mice are sure they are going to get gobbled up! Never fear though, as Scruffy Bear is here to help . . . But will his inventive ideas be enough to save them from the creatures lurking in the shadows? "Chris Wormell can do no wrong: his books are beautifuly conceived . . . Children will follow the tale with excitemenet and relief" GUARDIAN Chris Wormell is the award-winning author-illustrator of GEORGE AND THE DRAGON and ONE SMART FISH; winner of the Booktrust Early Years Award for Best Picture Book more

Rating details

30 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 23% (7)
4 47% (14)
3 27% (8)
2 0% (0)
1 3% (1)
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