Eeeek, Mouse! by Lydia Monks

Eeeek, Mouse!

Written by Lydia Monks

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Saving a mouse is Minnie’s ambition but can she do it? How a family, including the cat, react to the arrival of a mouse in the house is a witty family story beautifully illustrated with loads of jokes for young and old to enjoy.


Eeeek, Mouse! by Lydia Monks

A quirky tale about a small girl saving a large family of mice from her father's amazing mouse trap and the cat.

About the Author

Lydia Monks

Lydia Monks lives with her husband and two daughters in Sheffield. Her favourite subjects at school were Art, English and R.E. She then went to Kingston University, where she studied for a degree in Illustration. A keen Irish dancer, she wins trophies at the weekend. She also enjoys going to aerobics, watching films and visiting friends. Lydia lists her favourite food as ice-cream, and her extravagance as buying a cornflake cake at the bakers when she only went in to buy a loaf of bread!

Things you didn't know about Lydia Monks:

1. She has ginger hair.
2. She goes to tango classes.
3. She has a sister called Julie who also illustrates children’s books.
4. She doesn’t have any pets but would like some.
5. She always talks to cats in the street.
6. She listens to the radio all day while she works.
7. She has won medals and trophies for Irish dancing.
8. She used to have an old, green car that was born in the 1970s, which people used to laugh at.
9. She uses teeny, weeny brushes to work with.
10. She has a husband who is also an illustrator.

Click here to read a Q&A with the author from top children's publisher Egmont.

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32 pages


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Egmont Children's Books

Publication date

3rd August 2009




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