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Whose Mouse Are You? (Hardcover)
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In a series of delightfully imaginary achievements, "nobody's mouse" transforms himself into the beloved hero of his mother, father, sister, and brand-new baby brother. In their very first collaboration, now celebrating its 30th anniversary, Robert Kraus and Jose Aruego give charm and validity to one of childhood's more difficult experiences. Tender and catchy, Robert Kraus's rhyming text, combined with Jose Aruego's large, vibrantly clever illustrations, makes for a storytime classic. This happy picture book is brusting with wit, tenderness, and joyful ingenuity.
About the Author
Kraus had his first cartoon published when he was eleven years old and has since published over five hundred cartoons and twenty-two covers for The New Yorker.
Jose Aruego and Ariane Dewey have illustrated more than seventy popular children's books together.
Their widely acclaimed Antarctic Antics: A Book of Penguin Poems, written by Judy Sierra, was featured
on National Public Radio, won a gold medal from the National Parenting Publications Awards, and was a
Publishers Weekly, Ingram, Borders, and Amazon.com bestseller. They are the illustrators of the Robert Kraus
classics Leo the Late Bloomer and Herman the Helper, which received a Boston Globe-Horn Book- Honor.
Mr. Aruego and Ms. Dewey both live in New York City.
Kirkus Reviews The quintessential picture books can't be plotted out or put into any other words; ergo,"Whose mouse are you?/Nobody's mouse./Where is your mother?/Inside a cat./Where is your father?/Caught in a trap..." But that's all we'll tell you -- the ending is too good to give away...
School Library Journal ...[O]ne of the simplest -- and best -- picture boks to come along in years...
The Horn Book ...[A] story-hour treat...
Booklist ...[A]n absolute charmer...