Mrs Mole, I'm Home!
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April 2017 Picture Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2017 | Morris Mole can’t find his glasses anywhere at the end of a long day at work. Luckily, he is sure he can find his way home without them. But can he? Poor Morris! He pops up in all kind of homes and surprises all kinds of families - rabbits, owls, penguins and, rather dangerously, crocodiles! At last he can smell Worm Noodles. Now he can find his way home. Young readers will enjoy Morris’s mistakes and they will particularly love knowing where his glasses are. ~ Julia Eccleshare
Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for April 2017
The Giant Jumperee by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
Grandapa Green by Lane Smith
I'm Going to Eat This Ant by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros
Lots: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies
Mrs Mole, I'm Home! by Jarvis
Silver by Walter de la Mare
Young kid's love to read and share books too and so in addition to the review by Julia Eccleshare, some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel members were also lucky enough to read and review this title. You can read their full reviews by clicking here.
- Edith Andrews, age 3 - 'Poor Morris! We are rooting for you to get home! Lovely book for little ones. Great pictures and a fun storyline.'
- Elissa Watkin, age 4 - 'What a funny book...My daughter couldn't stop giggling as Mr Mole went on his adventures bumping into all sorts of other animals.'
- Huxley Glen, age 6 - 'A very funny book full of funny characters. It will have you laughing out loud as Mr Mole keeps getting lost throughout the book. Very colourful illustrations bring the story to life. A great book.'
- Sarah Simmons, age 3 - 'Morris is a silly mole, he makes lots of wrong turns. I love the pictures!'
- Ian Eagleton, adult - 'An entertaining, colourful picture book, perfect for children aged between 3-5 years old,that is full of wit, warmth and humour.'
- Emma Radford, Mum to Sam and Jack - 'This had my boys in giggles - especially at the end...A great, colourful, entertaining picture book.
- George Haine, age 4 - 'This is a story about when Mr Mole loses his glasses so he keeps popping up in the wrong hole - that's funny...It's as good as Alan's Big Scary Teeth.
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Mrs Mole, I'm Home! by Jarvis
The witty Jarvis makes all the right moves New York Times From Jarvis, the creator of Alan's Big, Scary Teeth, comes another truly unmissable, hilarious adventure about a daddy mole who has mislaid his spectacles.
Morris can't find them anywhere. So, he decides to go on without them, trusting his instincts to lead him the right way home to his waiting family and delicious dinner of worm noodles. Mrs Mole, I'm homeeee! he sings ...as he burrows right into some poor unsuspecting rabbit family's hole. Oh dear. Without his spectacles, Morris really can't see a single thing - how will he ever get home? With perfect comic timing and a whole lot of heart, Jarvis will have all readers rooting for Morris to find his family, and rejoicing in the idea that - glasses or no glasses - you can always make your way back to home sweet home.
Lots of fun to read aloud: hapless Morris has mislaid his glasses and visits a whole host of unexpected animalhomes before finding the right burrow. The Bookseller
The witty Jarvis makes all the right moves New York Times
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6th April 2017
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