It's Christmastime, and the holiday mice are back! The four jolly mice joyfully hang stockings, string popcorn, and wrap presents. They even sing carols out in the snow. But while they are busy spreading holiday cheer, what is the cat up to? This delightful read-aloud captures all the anticipation and goodwill that come with this special season. Ages 3--7. 32 pages, hardcover from Clarion Books.
Format: Hardcover Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publication Date: 2000 Dimensions: 8 1/4 X 8 1/2 X 1/8 (inches)
The holiday mice are back! It’s Christmas time and the four cheerful mice merrily hang stockings, string popcorn, wrap presents, and sing carols. The little mice are so caught up in their joyful preparations that they almost forget to look out for their old enemy, the cat. Happily, their Christmas spirit is so infectious that even the cat is not immune. Simple, lively verse and colorful, action-filled illustrations convey the all anticipation and goodwill that come with the Yuletide season in this delightful read-aloud.
Doug Cushman is a veteran mystery writer for children and the illustrator of more than 100 picture books. Among his many popular books are the seven HOLIDAY MICE books, written by Bethany Roberts. He lives in Northern California and Paris.
Bethany Roberts has written several popular books for children, including seven Holiday Mice books, Monster Manners, Cat Parade, and Waiting-for-Christmas Stories. She lives in Hamden, Connecticut. Visit her website at www.bethanyroberts.com
"The pen-and-ink watercolor art is charming." School Library Journal
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