The Mouse Who Reached the Sky
Written by Petr Horacek
Illustrated by Petr Horacek
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
May 2016 Book of the Month Little Mouse has spotted something red and shiny hanging from a branch, and decides it’s a marble. She can’t reach it by herself so fetches first Mole – who thinks it’s a balloon – then Rabbit who thinks it’s a ball. Working together they bring down the shiny, red – apple! Petr Horacek’s story is full of more surprises for the reader - cut outs, fold out pages and lots of other tactile treats. There are visual delights too: Mole’s burrow seems almost 3d it glows so much, as warm and snug as can be, and you feel you could pick up the shiny apples that surround Little Mouse and friends on the final spread. ~ Andrea Reece
Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.
- Finley, age 4 - 'Beautiful illustrations, a simple story with a powerful message that working together can achieve the goal.'
- Smatullah Khatun, age 5 - 'A delightful and beautifully illustrated tale about friends who work together to help each other.'
The Mouse Who Reached the Sky by Petr Horacek
A beautifully illustrated and charming story about Little Mouse and her friends from the much loved and award-winning Petr Horacek, an illustrator described by the Washington Post as the thinking tot's Eric Carle.
What is that beautiful red, shiny thing hanging from the tree? Little Mouse thinks it's a marble, but Mole is sure it's a balloon and Rabbit says it's a ball. None of them can reach it by themselves, so how will they discover what it really is? Enjoy lifting the flap to reveal the tasty surprise at the end.
"Petr Horacek is one funny guy, as well as a natural-born teacher and a whizz with a paintbrush. Put him down as the thinking tot's Eric Carle." Washington Post
About the Author
Interest Age: From 3
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