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Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse

Leo Lionni


ISBN: 9780385755511
ANNOTATION:
"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf in 1969"--Copyright page.
Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse
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ISBN: 9780385755511
ANNOTATION:
"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf in 1969"--Copyright page.

Annotation

"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf in 1969"--Copyright page.

Publisher Description

Everyone loves Willy the wind-up mouse, while Alexander the real mouse is chased away with brooms and mousetraps. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be loved and cuddled? thinks Alexander, who wishes he could be a wind-up mouse, too. Lionni's enduringly popular story makes a winning addition to the Step into Reading line, letting young children enjoy this classic all by themselves.

Author Biography

Leo Lionni wrote and illustrated more than 40 picture books, including four Caldecott Honor Books. He died in 1999 at the age of 89.

"From the Hardcover edition."

Review

"A delicate fantasy about friendship, illustrated with bold, sumptuous collages." --The New York Times "Eye-catching, boldly colored collages illustrate this classic 'grass is always greener' story in which a live mouse is envious of his mechanical counterpart." --Booklist

Review Quote

"A delicate fantasy about friendship, illustrated with bold, sumptuous collages." --The New York Times "Eye-catching, boldly colored collages illustrate this classic 'grass is always greener' story in which a live mouse is envious of his mechanical counterpart." --Booklist

Promotional "Headline"

Leo Lionni's Caldecott Honor-winning story about the magic of friendship is now available as a Step 3 Step into Reading book-perfect for children who are ready to read on their own.

Product Details

Author
Leo Lionni
Audience Age
6-9
Publisher
Random House Books for Young Readers
Language
English
ISBN-10
0385755511
ISBN-13
9780385755511
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Residence
New York, US
Year
2014
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
colour illustrations
Short Title
ALEXANDER & THE WIND UP MOUSE
Pages
37
Series
Step Into Reading: A Step 3 Book (Hardcover)
Publication Date
2014-10-01
Audience
Children/Juvenile